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  • Lucia Borzillo

Glazed Cinnamon Scones


Again with the scones! These are from An Italian In My Kitchen. Just a perfect little scone@


Ingredients-

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

3 teaspoons baking powder

1 pinch salt*

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup butter (cold)

2 eggs (cold)

1/2 cup half and half cream (cold)

1/4 cup brown sugar (lightly packed)

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

*If using unsalted butter then add 1/4 teaspoon salt.

MAPLE SYRUP GLAZE

1/2 cup powdered / icing sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1/2 tablespoon cream half and half


Method-

Pre-heat oven to 375F (190C). Line 1-2 cookies sheet with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl beat eggs, then beat in cream, brown sugar and vanilla.

In a large bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Then cut in butter until you have a crumb mixture.

Make a well in the centre and add the beaten egg mixture, stir just until combined.

Turn onto a floured flat surface and knead gently into an 8 inch circle.

Place on prepared cookie sheet and cut into 8-10 triangles, separate the scones, so they aren't touching.

Brush with a little milk, sprinkle with sugar and bake for approximately 14-16 minutes.

Let cool completely before frosting.


MAPLE SYRUP GLAZE

In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla and maple syrup if it is too thick add 1/2 tablespoon of half and half, mix until smooth.


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