Apple Scones

Apple Scones

“I am not the first person to say that making breakfast for your family can be a daunting task. You want something nutritious but also quick and easy, especially on those mornings when you’re running late.” “Apple Scones are perfect because they combine two of my favorite things – fruit and cinnamon! These scones are light, fluffy, and full of flavor. They make great grab-and-go breakfasts or snacks!” “Give these Apple Scones recipe a try this weekend!”
prep: 15 mins cook: 15 mins total: 30 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 scones

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons white sugar

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ cup white sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

½ cup milk

½ teaspoon salt

¼ cup butter, chilled

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 tablespoons milk

1 apple – peeled, cored and shredded

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions:

Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt into a large bowl. Cut in butter or margarine until crumbly. Add shredded apple and milk. Stir to form a soft dough.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently 8 to 10 times. Pat into two 6-inch circles. Place on greased baking sheet. Brush tops with milk, and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Score each into 6 pie-shaped wedges.

Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 15 minutes, or until browned and risen. Serve warm with butter.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 147 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 24.6g; fat 4.3g; cholesterol 11.2mg; sodium 263.6mg.

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