Apple Scones

Apple Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter or margarine
  • 1 apple, shredded (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • milk for brushing tops
  • sugar for sprinkling
  • cinnamon for sprinkling

Instructions

Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt into large bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Add shredded apple and milk. Stir to form stiff dough. Turn out on lightly floured surface. Knead gently 8-10 times. Pat into two six inch circles. Place on greased baking sheet. Brush tops with milk. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Score each top into 6 pie shaped wedges. Bake in 425 F oven for 15 minutes until browned and risen. Serve warm with butter. Variation: Currant Apple Scones - Add 1/2 cup currants to batter.

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