Cinnamon Apple Scones

Apple cinnamon scone
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 scones (8 servings)
Scones are so versatile. They can be served for breakfast, afternoon snack or with a hot cup of tea. These Cinnamon Apple Scones are a tasty alternative to the regular scones.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter (cold and coarsely chopped)
  • 1 apple (cored, peeled, and coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar mixture

How to Make It

With a wire whisk mix flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter with pastry blender. Stir in apple. Make a well in center and pour in 1/2 cup milk. Mix until soft dough forms. Dump onto flour pastry board. With floured hands knead 8 to 10 times. Pat into 10-inch circle. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Cut into 8 wedges.Bake Cinnamon Apple Scones at 425 degrees F. for 15 minutes or until browned.