SCONES

About: Delicious scones made with freshly milled durum flour. This flour adds a buttery and creaminess that pairs very well with the dried fruit. Substitute any nuts or fruit as desired—soak fruit in Brandy ahead of time for an extra kick. Also, feel free to add a spice (clove, cinnamon, ginger, sesame, or nutmeg, orange blossom) as you see fit.

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Mixing: Sift dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Add cubed butter to bowl and toss together. Pinch butter into dry ingredients until size of peas. Add pecans and apricots. Make a well in mixture and pour in cream. Gently fold with a spatula, until dough holds together. Turn dough to a floured surface and press into 2” disk. Cut into 8 wedges; brush tops with cream and sugar. Bake in a 400* oven for about 20 minutes, on a baking sheet, until golden.