Apricot Scones – Light, flaky, buttery scones layered amongst chopped apricots too iced amongst an almond flavored glaze.
Light too buttery, flaky too soft, these are absolutely wonderful scones. It was dearest at commencement seize amongst teeth for me too I experience surely these volition brand whatever mom swoon over brunch. This Buttery Apricot Scone Recipe is thus tardily to brand – fifty-fifty non-bakers tin dismiss brand this happen. Remember those flaky canned biscuits? These come upwards apart inwards soft, lightly sweetness layers only similar the one-time canned biscuits, but gustatory modality thus much better!
Whisk together the flour too baking powder. In a 2 loving cup mensurate combine the granulated sugar, milk too salt, stir to dissolve. Cut inwards H2O ice mutual frigidness butter until pea-size pieces cast too then add together the milk. Stir amongst a fork until the dough comes together.
Roll the dough out on a lightly floured operate surface too spread on 2 tablespoons softened butter. Sprinkle chopped dried apricots evenly over the dough. Fold the dough similar an envelope, inwards thirds.
Fold the dough inwards one-half crosswise, press together too gently flatten into an 8×4″ rectangle.
Cut the dough into 8 equal pieces too bake!
I dearest they means they puffed upwards too the layers came apart. More room for icing to brand it the nooks too crannies 🙂
Brush the fresh baked scones amongst butter or drizzle amongst a unproblematic icing flavored amongst almond extract.
Layers too layers of sweetness apricots too buttery goodness! This is a wonderful splurge too totally worth all the broccoli too salads I ate all week!
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A light, flaky, buttery scone layered amongst chopped apricots too iced amongst an almond flavored glaze.
Servings: 8 scones
unsalted butter, divided
diced dried apricots,
about 1/4 pound
more or less every bit needed for desired consistency
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking canvass amongst parchment newspaper too laid aside.
- In a ii loving cup mensurate combine the milk, sugar, too salt. Whisk until dissolved. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl whisk together the flour too baking powder. Cut 10 tablespoons of the mutual frigidness butter into 1/2" pieces. Add the butter to the flour mixture too blend using a pastry cutter until pea size pieces remain. Add the milk too stir amongst a fork until the dough starts to come upwards together.
- Lightly flour a build clean operate surface too gently gyre the dough out into a 14x8" rectangle. Soften the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter inwards the microwave too using your fingers, spread the butter evenly over the surface of the dough. Sprinkle the chopped apricots over the dough too gently press thus they stick.
- With the long side of the dough facing you, crimp the plough over 1/3 of the dough over the center. Fold the remaining 1/3 over the plough over portion, similar folding a letter.
- Fold the dough inwards half, too then using the rolling pin, gently flatten to an 8x4" rectangle.
- Cut the dough inwards one-half lengthwise, too and then into quarters crosswise to brand 8 fifty-fifty squares.
- Bake on the parchment lined baking canvass for 25 to xxx minutes or until lightly browned.
- Remove to a rack to cool slightly earlier icing.
- To laid upwards the glaze combine the confectioners sugar, almond extract too H2O inwards a pocket-size mixing bowl. Whisk until smooth. Drizzle over scones too serve.
Recipe adapted from Epicurious
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