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Dave's Garden Cookbook: Country Ham Scones with Maple Butter

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

Country Ham Scones with Maple Butter

By BittysGarden

Category: Breads, rolls, and pastries

  Ingredients  
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
cold butter
3/4 cup cooked,chopped
ham
1 cup whipping cream
Maple Butter
1/2 cup butter,softened
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons finely chopped
pecans

  Instructions  
Combine first six ingredients in a bowl,
cut in butter with a pastry blender until
mixture is crumbly. Stir in ham. Add
whipping cream,stirring with a fork
just until dry ingredients are
moistened. Turn dough out onto a
lightly floured surface,knead 3 or 4
times. Transfer dough onto a lightly
greased baking sheet. Pat into a 7-inch
circle. Cut into 10 wedges,do not
seperate wedges. Bake at 425 degrees for
24 to 26 minutes or until scones are
golden.
Maple Butter-Beat butter and syrup in
a small bowl at medium speed of an
electric mixer until fluffy and
blended. Stir in pecans. Cover and
chill.

  Extra Notes  
Note: Do not be tempted to add
more flour,scone dough should
be a bit sticky.


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