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Country Scones with Devonshire Cream Recipe

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This recipe for Country Scones with Devonshire Cream, by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Candy Peters
Added: Thursday, September 25, 2008


1 egg
Buttermilk to make 1 cup (when combined with egg)
2 cups flour
c sugar
2 tsp baking powder
tsp salt
6 Tbsp. cold, firm, butter
c raisins or dried cranberries
c white baking morsels


Preheat oven to 400. In a one-cup measure, slightly beat egg. Add buttermilk to fill. Set aside. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly. Toss in raisins or cranberries and baking chips. Ad buttermilk mixture and stir just until dough clings together. Do not over mix! Drop by cupfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Serve with Devonshire Cream. Makes 10 scones.

Devonshire Cream:

1 (3 ounce) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. powdered sugar, sifted
tsp. vanilla (or favorite flavoring)
1/3 cup heavy cream

In a small bowl, beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla, until fluffy. Ad cream and beat just until spreading consistency. Do not overbeat. Makes about 1 cup.




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