Air Fryer Currant Scones — Do you love scones? I know I do. Scones are the perfect comfort food and are so easy to make. You can make them with whatever ingredients you have on hand, and they’re always delicious. Recently, I discovered a new way to make scones, and it’s even easier than traditional methods. All you need is an air fryer! Today, I will show you how to make air fryer currant scones. Trust me, these scones are amazing!
Interested in learning how to make air fryer currant scones? Keep reading
I’m sure you’ve all seen those air fryers at the store and wondered what they are all about. Air fryers are small appliances that use hot air to cook food. This means that you can cook food with a fraction of the usually used oil, making them a healthier option. In this blog post, I’ll show you how to make delicious currant scones in your air fryer. So if you’re looking for a tasty and healthy snack, keep reading!
What Are Currant Scones?
Scones are a classic British pastry that can be enjoyed at any time of day. While there are many kinds of scones, currant scones are among the most popular varieties. So what are currant scones, and why should you try them? Keep reading to find out!
Why Make Currant Scones In The Air Fryer?
Do you love the taste of currants in scones? Do you own an air fryer? If you answered yes to both questions, then I have the perfect recipe for you! In this blog post, I will show you how to make currant scones in your air fryer. Why should you make them this way? There are a few reasons: first, the air fryer gives the scones a nice, crispy crust; second, it produces moist and fluffy scones inside; and third, it’s a quick and easy way to cook them. So what are you waiting for? Try this recipe today!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Currant Scones
If you’re in the mood for a delicious scone, you must gather some ingredients first. Luckily, most of these ingredients are probably already in your kitchen. To make air fryer currant scones, you’ll need flour, baking powder, sugar, butter, dried currants, salt, and milk. Once you have all of these ingredients, it’s time to start baking! These scones are perfect for a quick breakfast or snack.
Remember the step-by-step directions are below in the printable recipe card, at the bottom of the page, as well as the nutritional information.
- Dried Currants
- Self-Rising Flour
- Granulated Sugar
- Heavy Cream
- Pure Vanilla Extract
How To Make Air Fryer Currant Scones
Combine the currants and water in a small mug, and then microwave for about 5 to 10 seconds until the currants are softened and plump up.
Mix the flour, sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Then fold in the butter and egg, and mix until the texture is coarse. Fold in the cream, vanilla, and currants. Mix well. Sprinkle some sugar on top. And then, set it into the air fryer for 5-9 minutes at 330 degrees F or until the currant scone is fully cooked.
Fruit: Switch out the currants for berries, nuts, or even chocolate chips.
Seasonings: Add some grated lemon or orange zest, or add a teaspoon of pumpkin spice, ground cinnamon, ground allspice, or ground cloves.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Use Milk Instead Of Cream in Scones?
The cream is typically used in scones because it gives them a creamy texture. You can use heavy, whipping, or even half and half.
How Do You Keep Scones Moist?
Scones are a delicious and versatile pastry that can be enjoyed for breakfast, brunch, or afternoon tea. But sometimes, they can be a little dry. So, how do you keep scones moist?
The best way is to eat them within a day of making these scones; otherwise, store them in an airtight container.
Can You Make Scones Ahead Of Time
Yes! Who doesn’t love a good scone? They are the perfect pastry to enjoy with your morning coffee or tea. But sometimes, you don’t have time to make them fresh in the morning.
You can make scones ahead of time and store them in the fridge or freezer. So go ahead and indulge in these delicious treats!
How To Reheat Scones In Air Fryer
If you want to reheat sconces, place them into the microwave or air fryer, heating until they are warmed through. For best results, brush with melted butter before reheating.
Can You Freeze Scones
Yes, let the scones cool to room temperature and then place them into a freezer-safe container for the freezer bag. They will last for 2 to 3 months.
Place at room temperature before eating.
More Air Fryer Scone Recipes:
Air fryers are all the rage right now. And for good reason! They make cooking so much easier and healthier. If you’re looking for some delicious air fryer scone recipes, look no further! This post will show you how to make three different kinds of scones in your air fryer. So, what are you waiting for? Start cooking!
AIR FRYER CINNAMON RAISIN SCONES: Looking for a quick and easy breakfast recipe that is both delicious and healthy? Look no further than these air fryer cinnamon raisin scones.
AIR FRYER RED VELVET SCONES: If you’re looking for a delicious and fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, look no further than these air fryer red velvet scones! They’re simple to make and taste amazing. Plus, they’ll add a touch of festivity to your kitchen. So why not give them a try?
AIR FRYER STRAWBERRY SCONES: If you’re looking for a delicious, easy-to-make scone recipe, you’ve come to the right place! These air fryer strawberry scones are perfect for any occasion. Best of all, they’re made with only six ingredients and take just minutes to prepare. So why not give them a try today? You won’t be disappointed!
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Air Fryer Currant Scones
- 1/2 cup dried currants
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups self-rising flour
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup Butter, cold butter, grated or frozen
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 large egg
- Combine the currants and water in a small mug, and then microwave for about 5 to 10 seconds until the currants are softened and plump up.
- Mix the flour, sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Then fold in the butter, and egg, and mix until the texture is coarse. Fold in the cream, vanilla, and currants. Mix well. Sprinkle some sugar on top. And then, set it into the air fryer for 5-9 minutes at 330 degrees F or until the currant scone is fully cooked.
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
- Air Fryer
- Cooking Spray
- Parchment Paper, optional