Aunt Pearl's Breakfast Scones

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Jun. 06, 2013

Tender and slightly sweet, these breakfast scones are perfect for a special holiday breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea!


All purpose flour
For dry ingredients
Sugar 5 Tablespoon
Baking powder 2 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
For wet ingredients
Butter 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Dried cherries 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Eggs 2 ((divided))
Half and



1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.

2. In a large bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients and set aside.


3. Using 2-knives or pastry cutter, cut in butter until it forms into grainy texture.

4. Mix in cherries, 1 egg and enough half and half for dough to come together.

5. On a floured surface, place the dough and knead lightly.

6. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough in ½ inch thick and cut it using floured 2 ¼ inch cookie cutter.

7. On an un-greased baking sheet, arrange the scones and brush on top with another beaten egg.

8. Let the scones, sit for 5 to 10 minutes and bake in oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown on top.

9. Immediately remove the scones from-baking sheet and let them cool.


10. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 266Calories from Fat 92

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 268 mg11.17%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet