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Date and Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Scones


Ingredients

2 cups whole wheat flour

2 cups whole wheat flour

1 cup all purpose flour

1 cup all purpose flour

3 tablespoons baking powder

3 tablespoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon cinnamon

⅓ cup cold butter

⅓ cup cold butter

¾ cup chopped dates

¾ cup chopped dates

½ cup chocolate chips

½ cup chocolate chips

1 ½ cups milk

1 ½ cups milk

milk for brushing

milk for brushing

extra sugar and cinnamon to sprinkle

extra sugar and cinnamon to sprinkle

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

Sift together wheat and all-purpose flours, baking powder, salt, sugar and cinnamon into a large bowl. Rub butter into dry ingredients until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in dates and chocolate chips. Mix in the milk, just until blended and form dough into a ball.

Sift together wheat and all-purpose flours, baking powder, salt, sugar and cinnamon into a large bowl. Rub butter into dry ingredients until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in dates and chocolate chips. Mix in the milk, just until blended and form dough into a ball.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Roll into a circle about 1/2 inch thick. Dip a round cookie cutter into flour (to prevent sticking) then cut out round scones. Place scones on a greased baking sheet. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Roll into a circle about 1/2 inch thick. Dip a round cookie cutter into flour (to prevent sticking) then cut out round scones. Place scones on a greased baking sheet. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Bake in preheated oven until risen and golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

Bake in preheated oven until risen and golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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