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Friday, December 04, 2009

Gingerbread Scones...


Thanks to Heritage Schoolhouse, we had a yummy breakfast this morning of Gingerbread Scones and piping hot coffee. Mmmm! Definitely the best way to start off a day!!!


Gingerbread Scones
8 servings

2 cups flour
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup cold butter
1/3 cup molasses
1/4 cup plus 2 T milk
1 egg, separated
sugar

Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, ginger, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside. Combine the molasses, milk and egg yolk until smooth; stir into the flour mixture just until moistened. Turn the dough onto a floured surface; knead gently 6-8 times. Pat into an 8 inch circle; cut into 8 wedges and place 1 inch apart on a greased baking sheet. Beat egg white until frothy; brush over scones. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to wire rack. Serve warm and enjoy!

6 comments:

Mrs. Michele B said...

They look *yummy*. I bet your house smells delicious!

Blessings,
~Michele

Barb said...

Gingerbread scones! sounds like a wonderful treat - especially when it's so cold outside, these sound warm and inviting. Thanks for sharing.

Mrs. C said...

Oh I love scones and gingerbread makes it sound even better!

Charree said...

Yummy!!! I am going to have to make these. I am a big fan of scones and gingerbread...the best of both worlds. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Have a blessed day!
~Charree

Tammy said...

These are in my oven right now, for a late Saturday breakfast. Yummmmmmmy! I can't wait! :-)

Tori said...

Hmm, they look so good. I am planning on making some ginger bread soon, gotta find some molasses here in Croatia, next to impossible!
Enjoy your Lord's Day!

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