Apple Cinnamon Scones with Vanilla Glaze

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  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground
  • ½ cup butter, frozen
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 whole apples, fresh, diced large
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon, ground

Glaze:

  • ½ cup icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons honey

**water to thin

Condition apples by melting 2 tablespoons butter with ¼ cup brown sugar over medium heat then add 2 teaspoons vanilla and cinnamon. Add in apple chunks, stir until coated then remove from heat. Allow to cool at room temperature before continuing.

Sift flour, and then mix in sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

Grate frozen butter into flour mix and cut into medium meal stage.

Mix egg, cream, and vanilla then add into flour base. Stir with a spatula until the dough begins to pull together.

Add conditioned apple chunks and finish forming the dough by hand.

Cut 1 inch round biscuits and place on greased baking sheet. Bake at 400F for 18-22 minutes radiant, or 380F for 15-18 minutes convection.

by

Chef David

 

 

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