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Sweet Ginger Vanilla Scones

Posted on 04 January 2021

The finishing touch to these light vanilla scones is a sweet ginger frosting! Enjoy with or without your favorite cup of coffee or tea.   



  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in medium-sized bowl. Set aside.
  3. Grate cold butter into flour mixture and stir or toss with hands to coat the butter, working gently. Set aside
  4. Combine heavy cream, 1 egg, vanilla extract, and vanilla artisan and mix until combined.
  5. Make a well in the flour mixture and add 1/3 of the liquids. Mixing gently in between,  add the remaining liquids in two parts.
  6. Work briefly before dividing into two pieces. Shape each piece into a flat disk about 3/4 - 1 inch thick. Cut into halves until you have 8 pieces (16 in total).
  7. Place on a lined baking sheet and brush with the other, lightly beaten egg.
  8. Bake at 400 for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Combine powdered sugar and water in small increments, making sugar the mixture is not too runny before adding the ginger syrup.
  10. Remove scones from the oven and transfer to a rack after minutes to cool completely before frosting.

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