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Almond-Crumb Scones

Like scones? Then you’ll love these almond-crumb delights! They bake with a sweet, buttery almond streusel topping.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Almond Streusel

3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons finely chopped almonds, toasted
2
tablespoons firm butter or margarine

Scones

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup sugar
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup firm butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped almonds, toasted
1
egg
1/2
cup half-and-half

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix 3 tablespoons flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and the finely chopped almonds. Cut in 2 tablespoons butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until crumbly. Set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix 2 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, the baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until particles resemble fine crumbs. Stir in chopped almonds. Stir in egg and just enough half-and-half so dough leaves side of bowl and forms a ball.
  • 3 Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; gently roll in flour to coat. Knead lightly 10 times. Pat or roll into 9-inch round on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with streusel; press lightly into dough. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  • 4 Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; carefully separate wedges. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

To toast almonds or other nuts, heat oven to 350°F and bake in an ungreased baking pan about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Count to 10! Overkneading the dough will make your scones tough.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
205 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23 g
23 %
(Saturated Fat
11 g,
11 %
),
Cholesterol
70 mg
70 %;
Sodium
340 mg
340 %;
Total Carbohydrate
38 g
38 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
7 g
7 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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