Golden Ginger Scones

Moist scones fragrant with ginger and orange peel.
-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 12 scones
2 cups all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons sugar, divided
2-1/2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons orange peel
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter OR margarine
1 egg
3/4 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 425ºF.

Combine flour, 4 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, ginger, orange peel, soda and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives or pastry blender until particles are fine. Beat together egg and buttermilk in a separate bowl. Add to flour mixture and toss with fork to mix thoroughly.

Divide dough into 2 parts. Turn each half onto a heavily floured board. Knead lightly with floured hands 4 to 6 times.

Pat in a circle 1/2 inch thick.Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place wedges on an ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle each wedge with remaining sugar.

Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden. Serve with honey butter or jelly.
Total Time
Bake Time 12 to 14 minutes
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