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Apple Cinnamon Scones

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chilled butter 3 Tablespoon, cut into small pieces
  Chopped peeled granny smith apples 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 whole)
  Low fat buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 Large
  Egg white 1 Large
  Cooking spray 1
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°.
2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in apple.
3. Combine buttermilk and egg yolk; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 to 5 times with floured hands. Pat dough into a 7-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 10 wedges; place wedges 1 inch apart on baking sheet.
5. Beat egg white with a fork until frothy; brush over surface of dough. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over dough. Bake at 400° for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly golden

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Healthy

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