Ginger-Date Scones

Ginger-Date Scones

Add something savory to your family's breakfast time! Serve delicious scones that are ready in 35 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

10

scones

2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup cold butter or margarine, cut into 8 pieces
1
cup buttermilk
1/2
cup chopped dates
1/4
cup candied ginger, chopped
1
tablespoon coarse sugar
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. With pastry blender or pulling 2 table knives in opposite directions, cut in butter until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in buttermilk until dough leaves side of bowl and forms a ball. Stir in dates and ginger.
  2. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by about 1/3 cupfuls about 1 inch apart. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
Makes 10 scones

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Scone)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 280mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.