4 cups plus 1 tablespoon flour
2 tablespoons sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 teaspoons kosher salt
3/4 pound cold unsalted butter, diced
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup cold heavy cream
3/4 cup raisins OR Dried strawberries or chocolate chips
1 extra-large egg beaten with 2 tablespoons milk, for egg wash
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Combine 4 cups flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt in a mixer bowl. Add the cold butter on low until it is pea-sized pieces. Add eggs and heavy cream to the dry ingredients just until blended. Mix raisins, berries or chips 1 tablespoon flour and then add to the scones quickly.
Brush the tops with the egg wash and sprinkle with more sugar. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the golden. Adapted from Ina at Barefoot Contessa! Love her!