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Cinnamon Apple Scones

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2010 Cinnamon Apple Scones Photo (c) Carroll Pellegrinelli

Cinnamon Apple Scones

2010 Cinnamon Apple Scones Photo (c) Carroll Pellegrinelli
Scones are so versatile. They can be served for breakfast, afternoon snack or with a hot cup of tea. These Cinnamon Apple Scones are a tasty alternative to the regular scones.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, coarsely chopped
  • 1 apple - cored, peeled, and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup milk, plus
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar mixture

Preparation:

With a wire whisk mix flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter with pastry blender. Stir in apple. Make a well in center and pour in 1/2 cup milk. Mix until soft dough forms. Dump onto flour pastry board. With floured hands knead 8 to 10 times. Pat into 10-inch circle. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Cut into 8 wedges.

Bake Cinnamon Apple Scones at 425 degrees F. for 15 minutes or until browned.
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