Strawberries 'n' Cream Scones Recipe
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Strawberries 'n' Cream Scones Recipe

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If you are like me, you won't be able to eat just one of these warm scones rich with cream and packed with berry goodness.—Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 233 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 387mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream just until moistened.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead five times. Gently knead in strawberries, about five times. Pat into an 8-in. circle; brush with egg and sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cut into eight wedges.
  3. Separate wedges and place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 scones.
Originally published as Strawberries 'n' Cream Scones in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2008, p34

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Zelduh User ID: 8639684 265354
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2017

"My man loves when I make these for him! But I did do a couple small changes, first I do not always have a whole lemon, it is good with the zest, but I always have vanilla extract so I just use a teaspoon of that, and then I use a half cup of sugar instead of a third cause it give it that just right amount of sweetness without that feeling of not enough or just to much. Hope this helps anyone thinking of trying these, totally worth a try! =]"

artemis2854 User ID: 1498096 263427
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2017

"Worst recipe I ever tried. This isn't a dough, it's a goo."

Jane User ID: 8975637 257336
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2016

"On the spur of the moment I wanted to make scones for a post Thanksgiving breakfast. I didn't have the half and half, but I improvised with 2/3 cup of egg nog. It turned out amazing."

mrs._white User ID: 7182927 254229
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2016

"These are very tasty, but they are super sticky once you put in the strawberries. I think next time I will take the advice of another reviewer and add the strawberries to the dry mixture then add the cream."

stammick User ID: 7909189 246000
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2016

"Most scones are pretty bland to me, but these are smooth with a touch of sweet. They are very sticky once you add the strawberries. I ate them warmed with a little strawberry jam. They freeze well."

momzilla24 User ID: 2029435 226025
Reviewed May. 7, 2015

"These were just OK, not much flavor and really missed the mark on the texture of a good scone."

knollbrookcook User ID: 4057123 224772
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2015

"These tasted great but I had a little trouble getting the strawberries kneaded in without the dough becoming sticky. I think it might be better to add the berries to the dry ingredients after you cut the butter in. Then add the cream and gently knead five times. I think that's what I will try next time I make them."

fnstlug User ID: 3658849 154922
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

"Pretty good, as far as scones go. Not to dry, like some are. Very strawberry-y."

BrownieQueen2 User ID: 1836231 85088
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

"My family loved these scones - disappeared in a few minutes. Just a few notes - when you add the cream the mixture will be crumbly but becomes a dough when you add the strawberries. We added some whipped cream on top (spray bottle was easy) to make them even better."

jesboc User ID: 6580965 69460
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

"Exactly to recipe an excellent scone"

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