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Buttermilk-Apricot Scones

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these super scrumptious scones. When you are looking for a treat to accompany a cup of hot tea or coffee, indulge in these delectable buttermilk apricot scones. 


Buttermilk-Apricot Scones

Ingredients

For 12 people

  • 2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/4 cup(s) chilled stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup(s) chopped dried apricots
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup(s) nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup(s) apricot nectar
  • 1 Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 3 teaspoon(s) sugar

Directions

Combine first 5 ingredients; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add apricots; toss well. Combine egg, buttermilk, and nectar; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. (Dough will be sticky.)
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; with floured hands, knead 4 or 5 times. Pat dough into a 9 in. circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 12 wedges, cutting to but not through bottom of dough. Brush with egg white, and sprinkle with 1 tbsp. sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden. Serve hot.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 151.24 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.06g
  • Sodium (mg): 152.94mg
  • Carbs: 24.83g
  • Fat: 4.17g
  • Saturated fat (g): 0.83g
  • Proteins: 3.07g