Simple yet full of spices; Cinnamon Apple Scones are sure to be a pleasant addition to you Autumn afternoon tea time.
- 2 cups flour
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 6 tablespoons cold butter
- 1 cup diced apples
- Optional: 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup half and half
- 2 eggs
When finished, add cubed cold butter into mixer, then blend until butter turns into little balls.
Pour mixture into bowl, add apples and optional walnuts.
In a separate bowl, mix eggs and 1/2 and 1/2. Pour into the flour and butter mixture. Stir until completely combined.
Place a piece of parchment paper on cookie sheet. Lay out dough and press into a circle about a half an inch thick.
Using a butcher knife or pizza cutter, cut eight triangles. Separate and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until top slightly browns.
Pull out of oven and let cool when fully baked.
To increase the sweetness, add frosting. Combine powder sugar, a little bit of water, and a bit of cinnamon to taste and stir. Once you achieve your desired consistency, drizzle frosting onto scone. The perfect sweet addition!