Thursday, October 23, 2008

Starbuck's Date Scones

OK - another starbuck recipe find! :) We love scones here, and these date ones are high on our list of favorites! Made 'em this week actually... and the orange ones too! :) YUM.

Starbuck's Date Scones
1-1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup bran
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled
1 egg
2/3 cup buttermilk (or reg. milk with 1 tsp. vinegar!!)
2/3 cup chopped dates
The process:
Combine the flour and whole wheat flour, bra, baking powder, soda,salt, cinnamon & brown sugar. Cut in the butter. Add the egg, buttermilk & dates; do not overmix. Shape the dough into rectangle about 1" hick on a floured surface. Cut into 12 triangles. Bake on an ungreased baking sheet in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes. Cool on a rack.
Enjoy - .j.

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