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Prep Time:
20 minutes

Servings:
8 scones

Prep Time:
20 minutes

Servings:
8 scones

Brown Sugar Scones

INGREDIENTS

Brown Sugar Scones

  • Scones
  • 1 3/4 C. (425 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C. (125 mL) brown sugar, packed
  • 4 tsp. (20 mL) baking powder
  • 1/3 C. (75 mL) Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening, cold
  • 1/2 C. (125 mL) milk
  • 1 egg
  • Topping
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) brown sugar, packed

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF (220ºC). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl. Stir well to combine.
  3. Add cold shortening and cut into small pieces using a pastry blender, 2 knives or a fork.
  4. Combine egg and milk. Add to dry ingredients making a soft dough. Knead gently and press dough into a ball. Then shape dough so that it is 3/4” (2 cm) thick. Cut into 8 triangles and place on prepared sheet. Brush with egg white and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly golden.