Spiced Pear Scones

Spiced Pear Scones

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Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spiced pear scones, pear scones
Servings: 12 scones
Author: Dawn Yucuis

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup old fashion oats
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pear I used Bosc
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Grease baking sheets
  • Sift together all of the dry ingredients. Cut the cold butter into small pieces and add to the dry mixture. Using a pastry cutter, fork, or by hand cut in the butter until the mixture is slightly crumbled. Toss in the chopped pear. Mix together the egg and milk, pour this mixture into the dry ingredients. Mix by hand until the mixture comes together into a ball. Divided the dough in half.
  • Form each half into a 6-inch circle. Cut each circle into 6 wedges.
  • Place each wedge on the prepared baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Place in the preheated oven bake for 18 to 19 minutes or until the edges are slightly browned.
  • Remove from and cool completely on a cooling rack.

Notes

For a bit more cinnamon in the scones add up to 1 1/2 teaspoons more of the cinnamon.