Whole Wheat Date Scones

March 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm (Counter Culture) (, , , , , , )

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Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups all purpose flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

2 tbsp sugar

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

6 tbsp margarine or butter

1/2 cup chopped dates

1/2 cup milk

2 eggs

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Grease cookie sheet.  In medium bowl, combine flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well.  Using pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Stir in dates.  In small bowl, combine milk and eggs; reserve 2 tbsp.  Add remaining egg mixture all at once, stirring just until moistened.

On floured surface, gently knead dough to make a smooth ball.  Place on greased cookie sheet.  With floured hands, press dough into 8-inch-circle.  Cut into 8 wedges; do not separate.  Brush with reserved egg mixture.

Bake for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown.  Cut into wedges; serve warm.

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7 Comments

  1. Pages tagged "reserved" said,

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  2. Lindsey said,

    Guess who’s making their own bread now?! ME!! Whole wheat! Yes ma’am! Lots of things are becoming homemade around here these days….

  3. Abigail said,

    Lindsey! Good for you! You go girl! Yum!

  4. Miss Jocelyn said,

    I’ve never had dates or date scones, but I have had scones…. thanks for the recipe. Would be fun to try! 🙂

  5. Pearls and Diamonds said,

    Yay Lindsey! Homemade bread is SOOO yummy. 🙂

    ~Lauren

  6. Anna said,

    This sounds yummy!

  7. åslaug abigail said,

    Had to search websters-online-dictionary for this, now that I know what a date is (daddel in Norwegian) I’ll be sure to try it out! If you get dates in Norway this time a year, that is.. I hope you do!
    In Christ,
    åslaug

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