Ginger-Date Scones

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

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 10

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
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.