CREAMY GINGER SCONES

 

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  • Servings: 12 scones
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Ingredients

  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 3-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 6 TBS. minced, crystallized ginger
  • 1-2/3 c. whipping cream
  • 6TBS. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven 425°. Sift sugar, baking powder, and salt into large mixing bowl.
  • Stir in ginger. Beat whipping cream in a small chilled until soft peaks form.
  • Gently fold into dry ingredients. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface.
  • Knead gently 10 times. Roll to 1/2 "(inch) thickness. Cut into 2 to 2-1/2 " rounds
  • using floured biscuit cutter. Place on unbuttered cookie sheets about 1" apart.
  • Sprinkle lightly w/6 TBS. sugar. Bake 15 to 18 min. or until just beginning to turn
  • a pale brown color. Cool on wire rack. Serve warm or cold w/butter.

Notes

Categories: Scone 

Author Credit: MTR - TOH - BB - 1985 newspaper

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