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Ellen’s Devonshire Apple Scones with Plain Flour


Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ cup unsalted butter, cut into cubes

½ cup unsalted butter, cut into cubes

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

1 medium apple – peeled, cored, and diced

1 medium apple – peeled, cored, and diced

1 large egg, beaten

1 large egg, beaten

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a baking sheet.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a baking sheet.

Mix flour, cinnamon, and baking powder together in a bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives or a pastry blender. Stir in brown sugar and apple, then stir in beaten egg.

Mix flour, cinnamon, and baking powder together in a bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives or a pastry blender. Stir in brown sugar and apple, then stir in beaten egg.

Drop the mixture into 12 round heaps on the prepared baking sheet.

Drop the mixture into 12 round heaps on the prepared baking sheet.

Bake in the oven until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheet slightly before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Bake in the oven until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheet slightly before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Cook’s Note:

You could also freeze the butter cubes until they’re really cold, about 10 minutes. Then put them in the food processor with the flour mixture and use a couple of quick pulses to cut it in. The resulting mixture shouldn’t congeal in a ball; it should resemble pea-sized crumbs.

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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