Friday, 20 June 2008

Date Scones - A Starbucks Copycat Recipe!

This recipe was kindly submitted to us and is a recipe for Date Scones.

The recipe produces scones that are allegedly similar to the date scones sold in Starbucks but cannot verify this.

The recipes makes 10 scones

You will need the following for your scones

1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1/4 cup Bran
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1/2 cup Unsalted butter
1/4 cup Brown sugar
1 Egg
2/3 cup Buttermilk
2/3 cup dates (chopped)
Mix the all-purpose and whole wheat flours together in a large bowl. Add in the baking powder, bran, soda, salt, cinnamon and brown sugar.
Next you need slice the butter into the scone mix.
Next Add the egg, buttermilk and dates.
Shape the scone mix dough into a square about 1 inch thick on a floured area. Cut into 10 wedges.
Bake on an baking sheet in a preheated 350-degree oven for 20-25 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.


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