Challah Scones

Challah Scones

These Challah Scones are easy to make and delicious.

Challah Scones
 
Makes 12
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup cold salted butter, cubed
  • ¾ cup cold heavy whipping cream
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 forks, cut in cold butter until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cold cream and egg yolks, whisking well. Add cream mixture to flour mixture, stirring until mixture is evenly moist. (If dough seems dry, add more cream, 1 tablespoon at a time.) Working gently, bring mixture together with hands until a dough forms.
  4. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface, and knead gently 4 to 5 times. Using a rolling pin, roll dough to a ¾-inch thickness. Using a 2-inch fluted round cutter, cut 12 scones from dough. Place scones 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk egg. Brush top of scones with egg, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  6. Bake until edges of scones are golden brown and a wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean, 14 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

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