Pear Scones

These are nice for a light and tasty brunch. Serve with tea.

Original recipe makes 8 scones


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch salt
1/3 cup butter, chilled
1 egg
1/2 cup half-and-half cream
1 cup chopped pear

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    15 mins


    37 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl; cut in the butter until the mixture has a crumbly texture. Whisk together the egg and half-and-half in a separate bowl; stir the egg mixture into the flour mixture until combined; stir in the pear. Drop large spoonfuls of the dough onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes; rest briefly on a cooling rack before serving.


Calories: 244 kcal
Carbohydrates: 34.2 g
Cholesterol: 52 mg
Fat: 10.3 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Protein: 4.2 g
Sodium: 243 mg