Ginger Scones

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Ginger scones can be taken for breakfast or for tea.These have a special flavour of the spicy ginger.T his recipe has been taken from a book and tried at home.

Serves six scones.

Ingredients Quantity
Plain Flour 1 ½ cups
Powdered Sugar a little less than ½ cup
Baking Soda ½ tsp
Baking Powder ¼ tsp
Salt a pinch
Candied Ginger (if available) ¼ cup
Lemon Zest ½ tbsp
Grated Fresh Ginger ½ tbsp
Buttermilk a little less than ½ cup
Unsalted Butter (melted) 5 tbsp
Coarse Sugar (for sprinkling) 1 tbsp

If buttermilk is not available,then substitute with ½ tbsp lemon juice and ½ cup or less of regular milk.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl whisk vigourously flour,sugar,baking soda,baking powder and salt. Then stir in the candied ginger,lemon jest and fresh ginger until evenly mixed.

  3. Create a well in the center of the flour and pour in melted butter and buttermilk. Gently mix with a wooden spoon until the flour mixture is just moistened.Do not over mix it. The mixture should look shaggy.

  4. Divide the mixture into a large ball and flatten on a floured board into one inch thick and six inches wide circle.Cut this into six wedges and transfer them to the baking sheet carefully spacing atleast an inch apart. Sprinkle coarse sugar on them.

  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 400degrees F for 18 to 20mins.Cool them on a rack before serving.


achuta at: August 15, 2011 at 4:50 AM said...

terrific ram . back on with more stuff baked at home . keep it up. pl make more of these and feed your family for their immense liking. best of luck

MegB at: September 16, 2011 at 2:53 AM said...

This is call HEALTHY it as it easy to do even in hurry.

Ramani Ramaiah at: September 16, 2011 at 8:35 PM said...

Thanks .Glad you liked it Take care Ramani

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