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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
15 mins to 17 mins at 375°
cool:
5 mins
Yield:
15 scones
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Apple Scones with Spiced Maple Butter

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Directions

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  • Line an extra-large baking sheet with parchment paper or foil; set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, the 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, apple pie spice and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in cold butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the 1 cup finely chopped apple. Make a well in center of flour mixture.

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  • In a small bowl, combine the 2 eggs and 3/4 cup whipping cream. Using a fork, stir egg mixture into flour mixture; stir until just moistened. Dough will be thick. Using a 1/4-cup ice cream scoop or measuring cup, scoop dough into mounds and place on prepared baking sheet. Don't flatten.

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  • In a small bowl, combine the egg yolk and 1 tablespoon whipping cream. Brush some of the mixture over the top of the dough mounds. Place an apple slice on top of each dough mound, pressing down until about 1-inch thick. Brush with remaining egg yolk/whipping cream mixture; sprinkle with additional sugar.

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  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 15 to 17 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove scones from baking sheet. Cool slightly. Serve warm with Spiced Maple Butter. Makes 15 scones.

Nutrition Facts (Apple Scones with Spiced Maple Butter)

297 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 11g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 93mg; sodium 253mg; potassium 76mg; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 1g; sugar 11g; protein 4g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 632IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 48mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 91mg; iron 1mg.

Spiced Maple Butter

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Directions

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  • In a small mixing bowl beat butter, maple syrup and apple pie spice with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Cover and chill for up to 1 week. Serve at room temperature. Makes 3/4 cup.

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