Apricot Ginger ScApricot Sconesones from The Princess Anne Hotel
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup diced dried apricots
  • ½ cup chopped crystallized ginger


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in food processor, and then process with a few quick pulses. Add butter and process until it resembles coarse meal, about 12 quick pulses.
  • Transfer dough to a large bowl. Add ginger and apricots, toss to combine. Combine egg and cream together. Gently stir into flour mixture until dough begins to form.
  • Transfer to a floured work surface. Knead dough by hand until it comes together, put into ¾-inch squares.
  • Cut dough into three triangles or other desired shape.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned on top. Enjoy warm or at room temperature.

Makes eight scones.