Maple Whole Wheat Scone

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Scones are welcome any time of the day.

Ingredients

1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup cold  Butter

1/4 cups  Half & Half

1 large  Egg

1/3 cup currants or raisins

1/4 cup real maple syrup 

How to make

  1. STEP 1Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. STEP 2Combine flour, whole wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt in large bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. STEP 3Combine half & half and egg in small bowl until smooth. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture just until moistened. Stir in currants.
  4. STEP 4Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 4 to 5 times until smooth, adding more flour, 1 tablespoon at a time, if necessary.
  5. STEP 5Divide dough in half. Pat each half into 7-inch circle on large greased baking sheet. Score each half into 8 wedges. (Do not separate.)
  6. STEP 6Brush tops with half of maple syrup. Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Brush with remaining maple syrup. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.

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