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apple scone recipe

Apple scones recipe

Fresh apple scones are quick and easy and a great way to eat breakfast on the go!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 scones
Calories 210 kcal


  • Mixing bowls
  • spatula
  • Rolling pin
  • knife
  • Baking sheet
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Pastry cutter


Apple scones

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • tsp ground cinnamon
  • cup unsalted butter cold
  • cup 2% milk
  • cup granny smith apple shredded or chopped
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon and sugar

Glaze (optional)

  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


Apple scones

  • Preheat oven to 425°. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients until combined.
  • With a pastry cutter, add the butter until the mixture is crumbly. Next add chopped or shredded apple and milk and mix until the form a soft dough (if there is too much moisture add more flour).
  • Knead with your hands a couple of times, adding in extra flour until the dough is barely sticky. Divide into 2 balls. Flatten both dough balls into a disc that is 6 in in diameter. Using a sharp knife, divide each dough balls into 6 triangles.
  • Put triangles into a well greased baking sheet and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture on top.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until they are golden brown. Remove and cool completely. During baking, make glaze in a small mixing bowl.
  • Drizzle glaze over top of apple scones and serve and enjoy!


Serving: 12sconesCalories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 126mgPotassium: 65mgFiber: 1gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 187IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 1mg
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