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Golden Ginger Scones

  • Beginner
  • 12 scones
  • 45 min
Baking Success Or Baking Mess

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons sugar, divided
2-1/2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons orange peel
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter OR margarine
1 egg
3/4 cup buttermilk

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425ºF.


Combine flour, 4 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, ginger, orange peel, soda and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives or pastry blender until particles are fine. Beat together egg and buttermilk in a separate bowl. Add to flour mixture and toss with fork to mix thoroughly.


Divide dough into 2 parts. Turn each half onto a heavily floured board. Knead lightly with floured hands 4 to 6 times.


Pat in a circle 1/2 inch thick.Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place wedges on an ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle each wedge with remaining sugar.


Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden. Serve with honey butter or jelly.


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