Cherry-Ginger Scones

Cherry-Ginger Scones Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lynn Nesmith

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Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup dried cherries, roughly chopped
1/3 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
3/4 cup whole milk or lowfat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and set aside.

2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a food processor; pulse until blended. Add butter; pulse until mixture is size of small peas.

3. Transfer flour mixture to a bowl; stir in cherries and ginger. Combine milk and vanilla; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dough comes together. (Mixture will be sticky.)

4. Form dough into an 8-inch round disc; cut into 8 equal wedges. Separate scones, and place several inches apart on prepared baking sheet.

5. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer to a wire rack; serve warm or at room temperature.

Note:

Frances Largeman-Roth,

April 2014
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