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Small Batch Strawberry Scones

This lovely strawberry scone recipe makes 4 buttery, delicious scones. Made with fresh strawberries and white chocolate chips, these fruit filled scones are perfect for breakfast or dessert. So easy to make too!

A plate of four strawberry scones with melted white chocolate drizzled over the top next to a small bowl of strawberries.

Other than the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, there aren't many things that will wake me up and have me rushing to the kitchen early in the morning. However, the scent of homemade strawberry scones will do just that.

These tender, buttery and wonderfully flaky scones will surely have you happy it's morning. Scones come together so quickly - in fact, if you can make biscuits, you can certainly make scones.

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A closeup of strawberry scones with melted white chocolate drizzled over the top plated next to a small bowl of strawberries and a floral cloth napkin

One bowl and no mixer needed, these strawberry scones bake in under 15 minutes!

This small batch scone recipe makes just 4 buttery and tender scones - the perfect amount if you are cooking for one or two.

A bowl of fresh sliced strawberries plated next to a knife and scattered strawberries

Scones

Scones are lovely. They're slightly sweeter than biscuits and although scones are ideal to serve for breakfast, they are also a very special treat to enjoy in the afternoon with a cup of coffee or tea.

The trick to making perfect scones every time is to make sure your ingredients are cold. Don't take the butter, milk or eggs out of the refrigerator until you are ready to make them. This ensures the scones will be perfectly flaky.

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A scone on a plate with drizzled white chocolate next to a cup of coffee and a small jar of jam

This strawberry scone recipe makes 4 delightful strawberry scones.

The scones keep well in the refrigerator but are best eaten in a day or so after baking them.

Ingredients

See recipe box below for ingredient amounts and full recipe instructions.

  • strawberries
  • all purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • sugar 
  • butter 
  • milk
  • egg yolk
  • white chocolate chips

FOR THE GLAZE

  • powdered sugar 
  • heavy cream

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You will only use an egg yolk in this scone recipe. You might like to use the egg white in:

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I use a quarter-sized baking sheet and a quarter-sized silpat lining to make these scones.

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Small Batch Strawberry White Chocolate Scones | One Dish Kitchen

Small Batch Strawberry White Chocolate Scones

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Cool: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Breakfast, British
Keywords: scones, strawberry, white chocolate
Servings: 4 scones
Calories: 414kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup strawberries , chopped
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar , plus 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1/4 cup salted butter , cold. Cut into small pieces (1/2 stick or 4 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips

FOR THE GLAZE

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar , sifted
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream

How To Video

Instructions

  • Place the chopped strawberries in a small bowl. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of the sugar over the top and stir gently. Set bowl aside and let sit while you make the dough.
  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Line a baking sheet with silpat or parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and sugar.
  • Using a pastry blender or your hands, cut the butter into the flour mixture until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the milk and the egg yolk. Pour into flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  • Gently stir in the white chocolate chips and the chopped strawberries.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead very lightly and form a circle. (Add a little more flour to the dough if the dough becomes too sticky to handle). The circle should be about 5-inches in diameter and 1-inch thickness.
    Cut the scones into 4 triangles and place on a small baking sheet lined with silpat or parchment paper.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let cool on baking sheet for a minute, then transfer onto wire rack to continue cooling.

TO PREPARE THE GLAZE

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and the cream until smooth. Spoon over each scone.

Nutrition

Serving: 1scone | Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 506IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 2mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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47 thoughts on “Small Batch Strawberry Scones”

  1. Oh wow I’m off now to make the scones with strawberries which have been sitting in the fridge for a few days.
    Thank you

    1. Hi Colleen,
      The egg adds flavor and structure to the scones. I’ve never made scones without an egg so I can’t tell you how they will turn out – perhaps more like a biscuit? If you try them without an egg, please let us know how they turn out.

    1. Hi Bonnie, I’ve only tested this recipe using all purpose flour. I can’t tell you how the scones will turn out using any ingredients other than the ones listed in the recipe.

  2. Lois Milligan

    The 4 delish scones were just that , AND, I ate all of them. Now I must do it all again so my family can join in the fun. Thx heaps!! Lois/Georgia gal..

  3. The BEST scone I have ever had!!!!! So happy I stumbled upon this recipe. I will be making these again with strawberries and trying raspberries and blueberries also. THANK YOU!!!!!!

  4. 5 stars
    So, I tried these last night with strawberries and no white chocolate and no icing. They were awesome. I used heavy whipping cream in place of the milk and had to add a little more (about 2 tablespoons) as the batter was not moist enough to hold together. Will be making them again with peaches next time. The batter is a great basic batter for any fruits.

    1. Hi Lea,

      I’m so happy you enjoyed the scones – it is a good, basic recipe and I love your idea of making them with peaches!!
      Thanks so much for taking the time to write.

      Joanie

      1. I was wondering if you could use blueberries for stawberries as I am allergic to stawberries and you answered my question ! Thank you so much! LM

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