Apple cream scones

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Chopped tart apple
6 tablespoons Butter
1 tablespoon Instant coffee crystals
1 teaspoon Hot water
½ cup Whipping cream
2¼ cup All purpose flour
⅓ cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Coarse sugar

Cook apple in 2 tbsp butter till tender and liquid is almost evaporated, stirring often; cool slightly. Dissolve coffee in water; stir in cream. Mix flour, ⅓ cup sugar, baking powder and salt; cut in remaining butter til pieces resemble coarse crumbs. Add apples and coffee mixture; stir just till dough clings together. On a lightly floured surface, knead 6 times. On an ungreased baking sheet pat dough into an 8" circle. Top with coarse sugar. Cut into 12 wedges; separate slightly. Bake in a 400@ oven for 20 to 25 mins or til done. Cool slightly; separate. Serve warm.

Recipe by: Better Homes & Gardens Posted to KitMailbox Digest by sadrod <pax@...> on Aug 20, 1997

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