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Apple Scones

Start your your day off with your morning coffee and one of these wholesome apple scones.

Apple Scones from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

To begin, preheat your oven to 425 degrees.

Combine 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 2 tsp baking powder, a tsp cinnamon and a 1/2 tsp each of baking soda, nutmeg and salt in a bowl.

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Add in 1/4 cup of cold, unsalted butter that has been cut into pieces. With a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it is crumbly. Set it aside a moment.

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Core and dice one tart apple, such as a Granny Smith.

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Stir the diced apple into the flour mixture.

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Stir in 2/3 cup of milk, until just combined. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently 6-7 times.

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Divide the dough in half and form into two, six inch disks. Cut the disks into 6 wedges.

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Place the wedges on a lightly greased or nonstick baking sheet. Brush the tops with milk.

 

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Sprinkle with  1/4 teaspoon each of demerara sugar. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

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Enjoy!

Apple Scones from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Yield: 12 scones

Apple Scones

Apple Scones

Start your your day off with your morning coffee and one of these wholesome apple scones.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 c brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 c cold, unsalted butter - cut into small pieces
  • 1 tart apple, such as Granny Smith
  • 2/3 c + 2 Tb milk, divided
  • 3 tsp demerara sugar, divided

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine the flours, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in a bowl.
  3. Add in the cold, unsalted butter that has been cut into pieces. With a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it is crumbly. Set it aside a moment.
  4. Core and dice the apple.
  5. Stir the diced apple into the flour mixture.
  6. Stir in the 2/3 cup of milk, until just combined. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently 6-7 times.
  7. Divide the dough in half and form into two, six inch disks. Cut the disks each into 6 wedges.
  8. Place the wedges on a lightly greased or nonstick baking sheet. Brush the tops with the remaining milk.
  9. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon each of demerara sugar. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.
  10. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 14mg Sodium: 246mg Carbohydrates: 30g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 11g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 3g
Nutritional Disclaimer: Nutritional data is provided as a courtesy and estimated by a service called Nutritionix. That is a web-based nutritional calculator and is not guaranteed to be accurate. If the nutritional information is vital to you please verify it using your favorite trusted source.

1 thought on “Apple Scones”

  1. Oh my Goodness!! I had these on my honeymoon 15 years ago and have been looking for a recipe every since! We had them in Nova Scotia. Thank you so much for posting! I have to try!!

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