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Golden Apricot Scones

Course Breakfast

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar divided
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup diced fresh apricots
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs

Instructions
 

  • Combine and mix flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt. Add butter and cut into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add apricots and toss until pieces are coated with flour mixture. Reserve 1 tablespoon milk; mix remaining milk and egg. Add milk mixture to flour mixture and stir until moistened.
  • On a lightly floured board, knead dough gently about 10 times. Pat dough into a 3/4-inch thick round; cut into 8 wedge-shaped pieces. Place dough on lightly oiled baking sheet; brush with reserved milk and sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  • Bake at 450°F 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.

Notes

Stemilt Growers
Keyword apricots, scone