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Afternoon Tea (Part 2 of 3): Learn how to make delicious drop scones, traditional scones & clotted cream.
Ingredients
Drop scone
  Scone mix 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Skim milk/Any liquid 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chocolate chips 2 Tablespoon
Traditional cream scones
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 6 Tablespoon, diced
  Half & half 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 1 Teaspoon (For dusting)
For topping
  Half & half 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Faux clotted cream
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Drop Scones
GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 375F.
2. Line a baking sheet with parchment.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, place scone mix, add milk, and mix.
3. Using an ice-cream scoop, drop half of the mixture into the prepared baking sheet.
4. Add chocolate chips and mix, continue dropping the mixture on the baking sheet.
5. Bake at 375F for 10 to 12 minutes.Allow to cool on a rack.

SERVING
6. Serve warm or cold with tea.

Traditional Cream Scones
GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 425F.
2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and dust it with flour.

MAKING
3. In a bowl, add flour, baking powder,sugar and salt, mix together.
4. Add butter, using a pastry blender, mash and mix the butter into the flour.
5. Add half $ half and mix until nicely incorporated.
6. Transfer the dough to the prepared parchment sheet. Dust your hands with flout and make a circle of about 8 inch diameter.
7. Spoon dough into center of parchment. Sprinkle some flour on top and begin pressing into a circle. Press out dough until it as about 8 inches in diameter.
8. Cut into 8 wedges, do not separate. Dab with half $ half and sprinkle some sugar.
9. Bake at 375F for 15 minutes. Transfer to a rack and allow to cool.

SERVING
10. Serve warm or cold with tea.

Faux Clotted Cream
GETTING READY
1. In a bowl place cream cheese and sugar, beat until it turns creamy.
2. Add whipping cream and vanilla, continue beating until stiff.

SERVING
3. Use this cream as a dressing for scones.

TIP
The preparation can be stored refrigerated for about a week.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Scottish
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Scone
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
24 Minutes
Ready In: 
49 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Want to learn how to make yummy classic scones with a traditional clotted cream topping on side? Then watch this video and get ready to amaze all your guests! This recipe is easy and promises to yield amazingly tasty treats.

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