Fair Scones

Fair Scones

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"A hallmark of the Puyallup and Evergreen State Fairs in Washington State. Now you can make them at home any time of year. Just like at the fair, they are best served hot, with butter and raspberry jam."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 247 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 247 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 34g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 274 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Cut shortening into flour mixture with a fork or pastry knife until crumbly texture. Add milk; mix until just combined.
  3. Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead until completely mixed, about 1 minute. Divide into 2 equal pieces. Roll or pat each piece into a 3/4-inch round. Cut each round into 4 pieces. Arrange pieces on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

The first time I made these, I used butter flavored shortening. The dough was REALLY dry. I had a hard time getting the dough into a ball to be able to roll it out, then it fell apart as I was c...

Most helpful critical review

Very good butcould use something a little extra =]

The first time I made these, I used butter flavored shortening. The dough was REALLY dry. I had a hard time getting the dough into a ball to be able to roll it out, then it fell apart as I was c...

I made these a 2nd time & they were much better. I added 1 tsp bak. soda 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract & 2 eggs. It gave them more richness & made them fluffy with a hint of cinnamon & ...

I love scones like this----just a good flaky vessel for my butter and jam! I did use shortening this time, but next time I'll either use butter flavored shortening or just butter or half butter...

Usually I make a recipe then adjust it to our taste the second time. Reading these reviews I liked the advise I saw from other bakers. I copied a lot of their suggestions. 425 - 14 minutes. ...

Very good butcould use something a little extra =]

Excellent recipe. Add some cinnamon chips as a fun twist!

You are all missing the point. If you have tried Fisher Scones, at the Washington State Fair, this recipe is very close to their's. No tweeking needed. Butter and raspberry jam is all they need....

use a kitchen aid with a paddle goes faster but on low. or fork is good. i used 1 cup of milk . it was wet enough then to stay together i didn't have to knead it but a couple times is at all,...