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Shearer Hill Farm B&B Scones


Yield: 16 scones


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit (e.g., cherries, cranberries, apricots)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/4 cup heavy cream


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Mix dry ingredients. Add fruit, then vanilla and heavy cream. Mix until moist. Divide dough in half. On a greased cookie sheet, flatten into 2 circles of about 1-inch thickness.

Cut dough with knife into 8 pieces per circle. Pull wedges apart. Bake 15 minutes. Recut and serve.
Updated Sunday, April 21st, 2002
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2 Responses to Shearer Hill Farm B&B Scones

  1. Denise Fogle February 12, 2005 at 9:55 am #

    These scones are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. It is a simple recipe that doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare and bake. My husband said”Keep that recipe!”

  2. MaryJo Frechette January 8, 2008 at 10:05 am #

    This is my go-to scone recipe. I have made them for baby showers to mercy meals. Everyone raves!!

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