Moist Spiced Apple Scones

Add these spiced apple scones that are sprinkled with cinnamon to your bread basket - ready in 40 minutes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

SCONES

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon ginger
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
cup chopped dried apples
1/2
cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4
cup buttermilk*
1
egg

TOPPING

1
teaspoon sugar
1/8
teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt; mix well.
  • 2 Using pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in apples.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine applesauce, buttermilk and egg; mix well. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. (Dough will be sticky.) Place dough on sprayed cookie sheet. With wet fingers, shape into 8-inch round, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 4 In another small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over top of dough. With sharp knife, score top surface into 8 wedges, cutting about 1/4 inch deep.
  • 5 Bake at 375°F. for 18 to 22 minutes or until scones are golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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