Black and Blue Scones

Sunday is always my favorite day to bake. Its slow going, and I usually have nowhere to be. I love when baking feels relaxed. Light a seasonal candle, make a whole pot of french press to myself and start baking, with not a care in the world as to when I finish. This is the leisure my friends.
These scones are the perfect consistency and are literally gorgeous in color.
Ingredients
1 cup butter
1 egg
tsp of salt
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp of baking soda
4 cups of flour
1 cup of white sugar
1/2 cup of blueberries
1/2 cup of blackberries
Preheat to 350 degrees
In a bowl mix the sour cream and baking soda. It will start to get really fluffy and airy as it is mixed.
In another bowl add your flour, sugar, and baking powder and salt together.
Now comes the hard part, cut in the butter with a pastry cutter or as I do it with my hands. This is the key to the light and fluffy consistency that makes these scones as amazing as they are.
I actually set a timer and kneed this dough for at least 20 minutes. Not gunna lie, my arms are usually dying by this time, but I just throw on an episode on netflix and kneed away. Its totally worth the pain in the end;)
Once you finished your workout, beat the one egg and add to dough
Then add sour cream mixture and gently fold in
Finally add in your fruit and feel free to mix in with force.
I out the fruit in the center of the dough on my counter coated with flour and press the berries into the dough. The colors start to bleed and the berries start to fall apart.
Make three circles of dough and cut into slices of six.
Place on a greased baking sheet and pop them in for 16-20 minutes. I find that exactly 16 minutes is the perfect brown, but all ovens are different!
Enjoy with someone sweet:)

 

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