- STEP 1
Preheat oven to 190, 170 fan, Gas Mark 5.
- STEP 2
Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut butter into mixture with a pastry cutter.
- STEP 3
Whisk together cream, egg, and vanilla. Add this mixture to the flour mixture. Stir just until combined, being careful not to over-mix.
- STEP 4
Transfer to a lightly-floured surface and knead the dough gently 4 to 5 times and then pat into a 15 cm round. Use an upside-down glass to cut the dough into rounds. Spread these onto a cooking sheet, about 5 cm apart. Brush the tops with a little cream.
- STEP 5
Bake for about 15-18 minutes until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack then serve immediately or freeze.