All-in-one Strawberry and Cream Scones

by Colleen P Moyne (Colmo) (follow)
I'm a freelance writer living in the beautiful river town of Mannum in SA, dreaming of the day I can retire from the 9-5 to write full time.
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Strawberries and Cream Scones
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These moist scones give you all the delights of a Devonshire tea in one bite. You may need to play around a bit depending on the ripeness of your strawberries but they're worth the effort.

Preparation Time: 5
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 8

Strawberries and Cream Scones
Image by Colmo

200 grams of SR flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
50 grams castor sugar
200 - 250 ml double cream
1 cup chopped strawberries

Strawberries and Cream Scones
Image by Colmo

Preheat oven to 220c.
Sift flour and salt into bowl.
Add sugar, cream and strawberries.
Mix through and turn out onto a floured board.
Knead lightly and roll out to around one inch thick.
Cut and place on floured or paper-lined tray
Bake 10 mins at 220c then lower heat to 150c and continue to bake until golden and cooked through (around 5 to10 mins.)
Cool on wire rack and serve warm or cold with a big dob of butter. YUM!

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