Thursday 5 March 2015

Zou Zou’s Apricot Almond Scones

Oven temperature: 400 degrees
Bake time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes

2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, cold
2/3 cup milk
1 beaten egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup apricots, chopped
1/2 cup almonds, silvered or chopped
1/4 cup crystallized ginger pieces, bite size
2 tbsp fresh grated ginger

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1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

2. Combine your dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
3. Using pastry blender or fork, cut the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
4. Measure your milk in a measuring cup, then add egg and vanilla, and whisk. Add your fresh grated ginger.
5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until dry ingredients are just combined.
6. Add apricots, almonds, and crystallized ginger.
7. Shape dough into 8-inch round on ungreased cookie sheet.
8. Cut dough into 8 wedges; slightly separate wedges.
9. Bake for 20 minutes. Serve warm with some butter or jam!

1 comment:

  1. These look fantastic! Many thanks for idea. Awesome recipe. Have a great day!