Apple-Ginger Scones

Relish these scones packed with the flavors of apple and ginger – served warm drizzled with a citrusy-sweet glaze.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Scones

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
6
tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
1/2
cup finely chopped, peeled apple
1/4
cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
1
egg
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel

Glaze

3/4
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in apple and ginger.
  • 2 Beat egg in small bowl. Stir in cream and lemon peel. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.
  • 3 On floured surface, gently knead dough 5 or 6 times. Place dough on sprayed cookie sheet; press to form 8-inch round, about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges; separate wedges slightly.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown and center is set.
  • 5 In small bowl, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice; blend well. Drizzle warm scones with glaze. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    420mg
    420%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    25g
    25%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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