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Peachy Peach Scones

Serve these tender scones while they are still warm for that fresh from the oven flavor burst. Of course, we love them the next day, too, if any remain!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine British
Servings 12 scones
Calories 135 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour Using unbleached produces a softer texture
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 8 tablespoons butter cold, cut into pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup peaches peeled, pitted, diced,fresh, or frozen and thawed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking sheet. Alternatively, grease it.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and baking powder.
  • Work in the butter, using a pastry blender. Alternatively, use a fork or your fingers
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, sour cream, and the extracts.
  • Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  • Add the peaches, stirring just until everything is combined. The dough will be wet and sticky.
  • Drop the dough by the 1/4-cupful onto the prepared pan. Use a measuring cup or a muffin scoop.
  • Sprinkle the scones with coarse sugar, if desired.
  • Bake the scones for 20 to 25 minutes, until they're a light golden brown. Remove them from the oven, and let them cool on the pan for a few minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely.
  • Serve warm, or at room temperature. Store at room temperature, well-wrapped, for several days; freeze for longer storage.

Notes

Notes:
For added flavor, roast the diced peaches before adding them to the dough. Yes, this does bring out even more juicy flavor!

Nutrition

Calories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 4gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 231mgPotassium: 82mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 143IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 87mgIron: 1mg
Keyword peach, scone
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