• scones

Lemon Ginger Scones

3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All Purpose Flour

4 Tbsp Baking Powder

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup lemon chips

2 Tbsp grated lemon rind

1/2 cup crystallized ginger

1/2 cup (1 stick butter)

1 egg

1/2 tsp lemon extract

1/2 ts Fiori di Sicilia

3/4 cups buttermilk 

(1) Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, lemon zest and crystallized ginger and lemon chips

(2) Cut the butter into the dry ingredients.  Mix until fairly well combined with flour, few lumps remaining are ok.

(3) Whisk together the egg, lemon extract, Fiori di Sicilia and buttermilk

(4) Add to the dry ingrediants, stirring gently until everything is well moistened and just     combined

(5) Use a large cookie scoop, drop 1/4 c. measures of dough onto lightly greased or parchment lined baking sheet; abou 1 1/2 inches apart

(6) Bake in 400 F pre-heated ovenfor 15 - 18 minutes, until just golden brown. Yield about 15 scones