Apple and honey scones with sweet cinnamon topping

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ teaspoon Salt; (optional)
2 cups All-purpose flour
⅓ cup Margarine
⅔ cup Wheat germ
1¼ cup Apple; peeled, finely chopped
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
½ cup Skim milk
¼ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
¼ cup Honey
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
1 tablespoon Wheat germ
¼ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon Sugar

TOPPING

Cost: $ - Preparation Time: 20 minutes Difficulty Level: 3 - Servings: makes 10 scones

1. Heat oven 400F. Lightly spray large cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray or grease lightly. Handle the dough gently, over-mixing scones can make them tough.

2. Combine flour, wheat germ, baking powder, spices, baking soda and salt.

Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add combined apple, milk and honey, mixing just until dry ingredients are moistened.

3. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 5 to 6 times.

Pat dough into 9-inch circle.

4. Mix together topping ingredients. Sprinkle over dough. Cut dough into 10 wedges. Place ½-inch apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per scone: 220 calories; 6g protein; 34g carbohydrate;

7 g fat; 210 mg sodium

Posted to The Gourmet Connection Recipe Page Newsletter by Gourmet Connection <newsletter@...> on Apr 21, 1998

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