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Easy Peach Scones Recipe

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This peach scone is a tender and flaky homemade scone that is studded with peaches in every bite. Whip up this peach scone recipe that is topped with a crumble instead of a classic scone glaze.

This is my favorite summer scone flavor that is best served warm and fresh from the oven! This peach recipe works with fresh peaches, canned, or frozen.

peach scone on plate

Baking scones is really easy to do. I will share how to make peach scones and share tips to help give you the best peach dessert to serve up with a cup of coffee!

Why Make This Peach Scones Recipe….

  • Use fresh, canned, or frozen peaches
  • Homemade scone
  • Simple Ingredients you have in your pantry
  • Delicious dessert or breakfast option
  • Freezer Friendly

Ingredients Needed

  • Peaches
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Butter
  • Heavy Cream

How to Make

Full directions and measurements for this recipe are in the printable recipe card below.

Step 1: Add your flour, sugar, and baking powder in a bowl and mix till combined.

Scone dough in a bowl

Step 2: Work in the butter, using a pastry cutter or spatula. You want the dough to be crumbly.

Step 3: Next, add in the peaches, and mix them up. If you are using frozen peaches, just place them in the dough frozen. Mix gently till combined.

formed scones with peaches

Step 4: With your hands shape the dough on the counter to form a circle. Then you will slice into 4-8 slices.

peach scones in a round pan

Step 5: In a small bowl mix your crumb topping. Then brush with heavy cream, and sprinkle on the crumb topping for scones.

Step 6: Bake as directed, once done, place on cooling rack. Then serve up this easy peach scone recipe.

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Storage

Not sure how long do scones last? If you have any of your fresh scones, I recommend storing in the fridge. It will help preserve the fruit longer.

But, you can store the scones on the counter as well. They will last 1-2 days on counter or 3-5 days in the fridge.

Expert Tips and Variations To Recipe

  • Make sure to use COLD butter, this is key when making scone dough!
  • Not sure how to cut scones? Form the dough into a circle then with the knife create cuts like a pie.
  • Try to resist using your hands when working with the dough except to shape. That will melt the cold butter and you want to try to avoid that.
  • Make sure to not over-bake the scones, as that will dry them out.
  • Feel free to swap the peaches with other fruit.
scone on a plate with peaches by it

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Easy Peach Scones Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Peac hScones are a homemade scone that is studded with peach slices in each bite. Fluffy, light, and delicious flavor in the scones.

Ingredients

Scone Ingredients

  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • ½ cup  butter, cold
  •  1 cup heavy Cream (plus extra for coating)
  • 1 cup diced peaches (fresh or frozen)

Crumb Topping

  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Heavy cream for coating top of scones

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Start by adding your flour, sugar, and baking powder and add to a bowl. Mix well until combined.
  2. Now you will shave your butter or dice into very small cubes. With a pastry cutter work it into the dough. Then add in the heavy cream to mix it together.
  3. Once the scone dough is mixed, fold in the diced peaches.
  4. Place the dough on a flour surface and shape into a ball. This will be the shape of the scones.
  5. Now in a small bowl add your crumb toppings except the heavy cream. Mix well.
  6. Brush the scone dough with the heavy cream just enough to coat. Then sprinkle the crumb topping on top of.
  7. Bake at for 15-20 minutes or until the scones are cooked.

Notes

You can use canned peaches, fresh or frozen.

Make sure to use cold butter, this is important for the dough.

I use a cheese grater to shave the butter, it works great.

Avoid using your hands when mixing the dough, it will melt the butter. Only use your hands to shape the dough into a circle.

All ovens heat differently so make sure to watch the cook time. Scones will dry out if you overbake it.

You can skip the crumb topping and do a scone glaze you drizzle on top instead if you would like.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 448Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 368mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 5g

This information is automatically calculated by third-party software, including but not limited to the Create or Bake Me Some Sugar. For accurate nutrition, I suggest running the ingredients in your own system to get a more accurate reading. Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.

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