Vanilla Heart Scones

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INGREDIENTS

2 cups unbleached white fine pastry flour, such as Bob's Red Mill

½ cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter

1 vanilla bean pod

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons cold heavy whipping cream

Garnish: additional granulated sugar

Special Equipment and INGREDIENTS

To make these recipes, I used some special equipment and ingredients that I purchased from Amazon. Click on the images below to purchase.

Heart Cookie Cutters
Vanilla Beans

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steps to make

Gather the ingredients. Preheat oven to 350°

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Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

TIP! For some recipes, you can use a silicone mat, like a Silpat instead of parchment paper. 

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Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl, whisking well.

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Using a pastry blender, cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.

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Using a sharp knife, split the vanilla bean pod lengthwise, and scrape seeds into the cream. Whisk until blended.

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Add to flour mixture, stirring until evenly moist. (If the dough seems dry, add more cream, 1 tablespoon at a time.)

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Working gently, bring the mixture together with hands until a dough forms.

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Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently 4 to 5 times.

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Using a rolling pin, roll dough to a ½-inch thickness. Using a 2¼-inch fluted heart-shaped cutter, cut 13 scones from the dough, rerolling scraps as necessary.

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Place scones 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. Garnish tops of scones with additional granulated sugar.

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Bake until edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean, approximately 15 minutes. Serve warm with clotted cream and lemon curd.

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