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Cozy Cinnamon Crumble Scones: A Warm, Spicy Delight for Any Occasion

Cozy Cinnamon Crumble Scones: A Warm, Spicy Delight for Any Occasion

Embrace the essence of coziness with these Ultimate Cozy Crumble Cinnamon Scones. Each scone is infused with a delicious cinnamon filling and topped with a crunchy crumble, creating a perfect blend of textures and flavors. These scones are an ideal treat for chilly mornings or relaxing afternoons, offering a warm, spicy aroma that fills your home and a taste that comforts the soul. With their rich, buttery texture and sweet and spicy filling, these scones are sure to become a favorite for anyone looking for a little warmth and sweetness.

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Why you'll love it: You'll love these Cinnamon Crumble Scones for their inviting warmth and comforting flavors. The dough is tender and flaky, enriched with cold heavy cream and sour cream, ensuring that every bite melts in your mouth. The cinnamon topping adds a sweet and spicy touch, complemented beautifully by the buttery crumble topping which gives a delicious crunch. These scones aren't just a treat; it's a perfect experience for those who like their baked goods with a healthy dose of heat and spice.

Perfect occasion: These scones are perfect for a cozy breakfast or brunch, especially during the fall and winter months, when spices pair beautifully with seasonal flavors. They're also perfect for holiday gatherings, providing a comforting snack or dessert option that's both festive and satisfying. Enjoy them with a hot cup of coffee or tea and you have the perfect setup for a relaxing morning or comforting afternoon break.

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Decorating Tips: For an elegant finish, generously pour the prepared glaze over the cooled scones, allowing it to settle into the nooks and crannies. You can sprinkle a little extra ground cinnamon or even finely chopped walnuts over the frosting for added texture and visual appeal. Serve these scones on a rustic wooden board or on a pretty ceramic platter to enhance their warm, comforting vibe.

Ingredients:

  • Breadcrumb topping:
    • 1/4 cup (1 1/8 oz) all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon of sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
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    • 1 1/2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • Cinnamon topping:
    • 1/4 cup (1 3/4 oz) brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
    • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Scones:
    • 1 3/4 cups (7 7/8 oz) all-purpose flour, sifted
    • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 7 tablespoons (3 1/2 oz) cold unsalted butter, cubed
    • 1/2 cup cold heavy cream, plus extra for brushing
    • 1/4 cup cold sour cream
    • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preparation:
    • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
    • Prepare the crumb topping by combining the flour, both sugars, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in the butter until the mixture resembles wet sand. Reserve in the refrigerator.
  2. Cinnamon topping:
    • In a small bowl, mix all the topping ingredients until well combined. Put aside.
  3. Scone dough:
    • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in the butter until pea-sized pieces form.
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, sour cream and vanilla.
    • Gradually incorporate the cream mixture into the flour mixture until the dough comes together. If it's too dry, add a little more heavy cream.
  4. Assembly:
    • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface. Fold it over itself several times and pat it to form an oval approximately 9″ x 5″.
    • Spread the cinnamon filling on half of the dough, leaving a 1/2″ border. Fold in half and press the edges to seal.
    • Form into a 7-inch circle and cut into 8 wedges. Tuck the pointed tips underneath to seal.
    • Place scones on prepared baking sheet. Brush with heavy cream and garnish with breadcrumbs.
  5. Pastry shop:
    • Bake for 18-22 minutes until lightly browned. Transfer to a cooling rack.
  6. Icing:
    • Mix 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter, 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract until smooth.
    • Drizzle over cooled scones.

Enjoy these comforting cinnamon crumble scones, perfect for adding a touch of warm indulgence to your day!

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