Are Scones a Dessert or Breakfast Food? Perfect Peach Scone Recipe


I absolutely love having fruit (or some form of) for breakfast or dessert. I seriously live for summer when I can buy fresh peaches, strawberries, blueberries and other yummy varieties. This peach scone recipe is one of my absolute favorites and I can tell you that when I made them the other day? They were gone in a flash! We’ve taken to calling this the Perfect Peach Scone recipe around our house since I added this recipe to my recipe box because they really do taste perfect!

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

Do you think scones are a breakfast or a dessert? It’s a frequent debate in our house now. Emma says dessert, Tom says breakfast and me? I say that with this recipe it really doesn’t matter! It’s perfect for either one!

Related: Simple Strawberry Dessert Bars

You will need:

  • 2 cups + 1 Tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup + 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • ½ cup + 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream (plus extra for coating)
  • 1 cup diced peaches (fresh or frozen)

 

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

In a large bowl, mix together the 2 cups of flour, 1/3 cup sugar, and baking powder. Cut the ½ cup of butter into pieces and crumble into the flour mixture.

 

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

Add in the cream and stir until just mixed, the mixture will seem crumbly.

 

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

Finally, add in the peaches. Place the dough on the countertop and form into a round shape with your hands. Cut the scones into 4 to 8 pieces and place on a lightly greased baking sheet or pan.

 

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

In a small bowl, mix together the 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour, and the 1 tablespoon of butter. Brush the tops of the scones with heavy cream and sprinkle with the crumble topping.

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

Bake the scones for 15 minutes at 450 degrees.

Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!

 

Perfect Peach Scones
 
Dessert or Breakfast?! You decide! Either way, this peach scone recipe is absolutely perfect!
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Ingredients
  • • 2 cups + 1 Tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • • ⅓ cup + 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • • ½ cup + 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • • 1 cup heavy Cream (plus extra for coating)
  • • 1 cup diced peaches (fresh or frozen)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the 2 cups of flour, ⅓ cup sugar, and baking powder. Cut the ½ cup of butter into pieces and crumble into the flour mixture. Add in the cream and stir until just mixed, the mixture will seem crumbly. Finally, add in the peaches. Place the dough on the countertop and form into a round shape with your hands. Cut the scones into 4 to 8 pieces and place on a lightly greased baking sheet or pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour, and the 1 tablespoon of butter. Brush the tops of the scones with heavy cream and sprinkle with the crumble topping.
  3. Bake the scones for 15 minutes at 450 degrees.

 

 

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