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Lemon-Ginger Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorothy Lovaglio
Added: Thursday, October 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c all-purpose flour
1/4 c sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 c butter, cold & cut into small pieces
1/2 c crystallized ginger, chopped into small pieces
Zest of 2 lemons
2/3 c buttermilk
Egg Wash
1 lge egg, slightly beaten
1 tblsp milk

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Place rack in center of oven.
In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Cut butterinto small pieces and blend into flour mixture with pastry blender until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
Stir in chopped crystallized ginger and lemon zest
Add buttermilk to flour mixture and stir until the dough comes together.
Transfer to lightly floured surface and knead dough gently 4-5 times (do not over-knead)
Pat dough into a circle about 7" around.
Cut circle in half and the cut each half into 3 pie-shaped wedges. Apply the egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Transfer to rack to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 m in

 

 

 

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