Apple Cinnamon Scones

Apple scone

Apple Cinnamon Scones
Recipe source: Julie

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp cinnamon powder
¼ tsp nutmeg powder
¼ tsp salt
4 tbsp cold butter
8 tbsp cold buttermilk (5 tbsp yogurt mixed with enough water)
1 egg
2 tsp vanilla essence
5 tbsp cinnamon chips
1 -2 apples (1-1 ½ cups pieces)

Place flour, baking powder, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder and salt in a large bowl and stir to combine.
Add butter and mix with fingers to form bread crumbs. Place in the fridge till you assemble other ingredients.
Beat buttermilk and egg with a fork. Add vanilla essence and keep aside.
Peel and dice apple to small pieces.
Add cinnamon chips and apples to flour and mix well.
Make a well in the center and add buttermilk mixture.
Fold to combine. It’s ok if little flour remains.
Tip the mixture into a floured surface.
Press with your hands gently to combine all flour.
Pat into a circle or long rectangle.
Cut into triangles and place on a parchment covered tray with 2 inches gap between the pieces.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius and bake for 18-22 mins or until the top starts to turn golden brown.
Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
Serve warm or cold.

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