Ginger Scones

(makes 8)

Ingredients for Scones:

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • ½ cup crystallized ginger, chopped in small pieces
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk plus more for brushing on top
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Ingredients for Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons brewed Tadin Ginger Tea Blend, room temperature

Instructions:

  1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Add butter and cut with fork.  Add crystallized ginger.  Mixture should be course.
  4. Whisk together buttermilk, and vanilla in a small bowl.  Add to dry ingredients and stir slowly with a spatula until evenly distributed.
  5. Flour a work surface, scrape dough onto work surface and knead dough into a ball. Pat out a 6-inch disk.  Cut into 8 wedges and place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Chill in the oven for 15 minutes.
  6. While scones chill, preheat oven to 400° F.
  7. Brush tops of scones with buttermilk.  Bake for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. While scones bake, combine powdered sugar and tea in a small bowl, whisk until glaze is smooth.
  9. Cool scones on baking tray, drizzle with glaze. Let set for 10 minutes.  Serve and enjoy with a cup of Tadin Ginger Tea Blend.