Golden Ginger Scones

Golden Ginger Scones

Golden Ginger Scones
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 34 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 12 scones
  • Moist scones fragrant with ginger and orange peel.

    Moist scones fragrant with ginger and orange peel.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter OR margarine
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • One egg
  • 2 tsp orange peel
  • 6 tbsp sugar, divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF
  2. Combine flour, 4 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, ginger, orange peel, soda and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives or pastry blender until particles are fine. Beat together egg and buttermilk in a separate bowl. Add to flour mixture and toss with fork to mix thoroughly.
  3. Divide dough into 2 parts. Turn each half onto a heavily floured board. Knead lightly with floured hands 4 to 6 times.
  4. Pat in a circle 1/2 inch thick.Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place wedges on an ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle each wedge with remaining sugar.
  5. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden. Serve with honey butter or jelly
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