Michigan Apple Recipes

Pure Bliss Apple Ginger Scones

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Pure Bliss Apple Ginger Scones

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PURE BLISS Apple Ginger Scones                     

Created by Nadine Mesch of Mount Healthy, Ohio


2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
6 TBSP cold butter
2 Gala apples, peeled and finely chopped
1/4 cup candied ginger, chopped
1 egg
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 tsp lemon zest


3/4 cup powdered sugar
2 TBSP lemon juice

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Using a cheese grater, grate the cold butter into the flour mixture. Stir. Add chopped Gala apples and candied ginger. In a small bowl mix together the egg, cream and lemon zest. Gently mix into apple mixture. Stir until dough forms. Knead dough 6 times. Place on parchment paper, form into an 8 inch round. About 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges; separate slightly.

Bake for approximately 15 minutes until just lightly golden. Cool slightly. Combine glaze ingredients, drizzle over scones. Now get ready for PURE BLISS  :) Enjoy!!!

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