Ginger Scones




  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Lightly butter a baking sheet
  3. Blend flour, sugar, baking powder, and lemon peel in a food processor
  4. Add butter, using on/ off turns of the processor until the mixture resembles coarse meal
  5. Transfer mixture to a large bowl
  6. Make a well in the center of the bowl, and add the heavy cream
  7. Using a fork, stir until just moist
  8. Mix in the diced crystallized ginger
  9. Transfer dough to a floured surface and knead gently until smooth **(about 8 turns)**
  10. Divide dough in half, pat each portion into a 0.75 inch thick round, and then cut each round into 6 equally sized wedges
  11. Transfer wedges to prepared baking sheet, spacing ~1 inch apart
  12. Brush tops with additional heavy cream
  13. Bake scones until light brown, about 18 minutes


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