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Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Servings: 8 scones
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • dash of salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 vanilla bean sliced in half and beans removed
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg white

Glaze

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 vanilla bean sliced in half and beans removed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk the sugar, flour, vanilla beans, baking powder, and salt together. Using a pastry blender or knife and fork, cut the cold butter into the mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add heavy cream, vanilla bean extract, and egg white. Mix with a spoon to combine.
  • Using your hands, knead into a soft dough, doesn’t take long to do this 1-2 minutes.
  • Roll the dough to make a rectangle, make sure the dough is about 3/4 inch thick. Now using a sharp knife, cut the dough into 8 small triangles.
  • Place the triangles on the parchment paper and bake for about 10 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  • Make the glaze by whisking the cream, powdered sugar, vanilla beans, and vanilla together. Once scones have cooled, spread the glaze on top of the scones.

Notes

Recipe adapted from sheknows.com