Ginger Scones

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients for Scones:

  • 2½ cups of all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup of unsalted butter, cubed
  • ½ cup of crystallized ginger, chopped in small pieces
  • ⅔ cup of buttermilk plus more for brushing on top
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Ingredients for Glaze:

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 a fork. Add crystallized ginger. Mixture should be coarse.
  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 the work surface and knead dough into a ball. Pat out a 6-inch disk, cut into 8 wedges and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. Chill in the oven for 15 minutes.
  6. While scones chill, preheat the 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 a baking tray, drizzle with glaze. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy with a cup of Tadin Ginger Tea Blend.