2 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1/2 Cup Cane Sugar, Plus More for Sprinkling
1 Tsp Baking Powder
1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
1/2 Tsp Salt or Sea Salt
1/2 Cup Unsalted or Salted Butter, Cold and Cubed
3/4 Cup Heavy Cream, Half-n-Half, or Full Fat Greek Yogurt (Additional for brushing before baking.)
1 Large Egg, Slightly Beaten
2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Cup Fruit of Choice – Blueberries, Raspberries, Cranberries, etc.- Optional
Crushed Walnuts for Topping – Optional or Add your Favorite!
Coconut for Topping – Optional or Add your Favorite!
-Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees, and line a baking sheet w/ parchment paper
-In a large mixing bowl, sift/mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt
-Add cold, cubed butter (can be done by hand or w/ a pastry cutter) until the mixture resembles pea-like crumbles
-Add liquid of choice, egg, and vanilla extract
-Stir until the dough just comes together, be sure not to over mix
– Fold in Fruit if desired
-Transfer to a floured surface and shape dough into a round, 1/2 to 1-inch thick disk by hand or using a rolling pin
-Cut into 8 even wedges and arrange on a baking sheet
-Brush tops w/ cream, half-n-half, or milk, add walnuts and coconut topping (or your toppings of choice) and finish with a sugar sprinkle
Bake for 16-20 mins or until golden brown
Cool for 15 minutes on a rack before serving
Store in an airtight container, refrigeration is recommended to obtain freshness.
Reheat before serving if desired.