Friday, December 3, 2010


Gingerbread Scones with Lemon Glaze

  Gingerbread Scones with Lemon Glaze


Prep Time: 13 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 scone)

Ingredients

  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
  • 1/3  cup  chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4  cup  sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/3  cup  1% low-fat milk
  • 3  tablespoons  molasses
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/3  cup  powdered sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°.
. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cranberries. Add milk and molasses, stirring with a fork (mixture will be very crumbly).
. Turn dough out onto an unfloured surface, and knead until dry ingredients are moist. Pat dough into a 7-inch circle; cut into 8 wedges. Place wedges on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
. While scones bake, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl; stir well. Drizzle glaze over warm scones. Serve warm.
Note: Cut scones with a sharp chef 's knife coated with cooking spray.

Nutritional Information

Calories:
265 (27% from fat)
Fat:
8.0g (sat 3.9g)
Protein:
3.7g
Carbohydrate:
45.3g
Fiber:
1.2g
Cholesterol:
20mg
Iron:
2.0mg
Sodium:
258mg
Calcium:
106mg
 
 
 God Morning!
So the day begins with the attic fodder down on the table and into day three of the count down till Christmas. This girl has a date in the attic today. I really must try to get some decorating done.
 We refilled the large 25 and 40 pound buckets of flour and there was a bowl of left over on the counter. I saw myself making scones in my sleep and did so this morning. This to have with my coffee. Strange to make something that I like just for me to have one for coffee this morning. Boy are they good. The recipe altered a bit. Cherries for Cranberries, and Cranberry concentrate for lemon in the frosting. WOW that frosting has a wonderful tart punch it is so good!
 Sewing today and cutting down of Turkeys. I'll post on that later. Have a wonderful Friday.

1 comment:

Marsha said...

Oh this recipe looks SO good! I'm going to try this next week for me little tea party with my granddaughters.

I'm going to see Denise Saturday. : )

Love you girlfriend.

Blessings,
Marsha

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