November 27, 2012

Gingerbread Scones with Maple Glaze

On the Menu Today~
Gingerbread Scones with Maple Glaze

These scones will definitely get you in the Holiday Spirit~

Gingerbread Scones with Maple Glaze

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 beaten egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup molasses at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400ยบ
  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, combine egg yolk, molasses, and buttermilk. Add egg yolk mixture all at once to flour mixture, using a fork, stir just until moistened. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface, knead the dough 10 to 12 times or until smooth. Pat dough into a 9 inch circle, cut into 8 triangles, place triangles, 1 inch apart on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from baking sheet, cool slightly on a wire rack.

Maple Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup (white)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
Cooking Directions
  1. Combine the glaze ingredients and stir together until reach desired consistency.
  2. Drizzle over scones.

Scones, Gingerbread, ChristmasIcing, Maple
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