Best and Easy Scone Recipe

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These Best and Easy Scone is tender, moist, and buttery on the inside. And that’s perfect because scones are great not just for special occasions but for any day of the week! Plus you can easily adapt this recipe with your favorite add-ins.

Best and Easy Scone Recipe

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Best and Easy Scone Recipe

Best and Easy Scone Recipe

These Best and Easy Scone is tender, moist, and buttery on the inside. And that’s perfect because scones are great not just for special occasions but for any day of the week! Plus you can easily adapt this recipe with your favorite add-ins.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups (315g) all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface and kneading
  • 2 tbsp (for savory) or 4 tbsp (for sweet) granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp (for savory) or 1/2 tsp (for sweet) salt
  • ½ cup (114g) cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • ⅔ cup (167ml) cold buttermilk, plus more for brushing top of scones
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla (for sweet only)

Optional:

  • 1–2 cups add-ins (I used 1/2 cup white chocolate chips, 1/2 blueberries and 1/2 cup raspberries for this sweet scone version)
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