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Gingerbread Scones

These moist scones' gingerbread flavor make them just right for serving around Christmastime. They are a scrumptious treat with tea or coffee. —David Bostedt, Zephyrhills, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • Coarse sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk the first 7 ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In another bowl, whisk molasses, milk and egg yolk until blended; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 6-8 times. Pat into an 8-in. circle. Cut into 12 wedges. Place wedges 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg white until frothy; brush over scones. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 scone: 157 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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