Orange Strawberry Scones

Orange Strawberry Scones

Orange Strawberry Scones

1 ½ cup wheat flour (atta)
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 ½ tsp baking powder
¼ – ½ cup sugar
½ tsp salt
1 egg
½ cup cold butter
½ cup +2 tbsp cold cream
Grated rind of 1 large orange
1 tsp vanilla essence
½ -1 cup chopped dry strawberry

Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius and line a baking tray with parchment paper. No ned to grease.
Sprinkle 1 tsp flour on chopped strawberries so they don’t stick together. Keep aside.
Mix egg, cream, vanilla and sugar with a fork and keep aside.
Add flours, baking powder, orange rind and salt into the food processor bowl.
Add cubed butter and pulse a few times so it resembles bread crumbs.
(can be done by hand too)
Remove into a bowl and make a well in the center.
Add egg mixture and mix with a fork. Add strawberries and mix. It will look as if liquid is very less.
Tip the whole mixture to a floured work surface and working gently bring the mixture together. Mixture will look dry but will come together.
Divide into 3 or 4 equal parts.
Pat each piece to a round of 1 inch thickness. Cut into 8 wedges and place on the baking tray.
Brush the tops with cream or milk.
Bake for 15-20 mins till tops start to brown.
Cool on a wire rack.

Notes: Strawberry can be substituted with chocolate chips or cranberries or nuts.


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