Starbucks' Date Scones Recipe

Step 1

Combine the all-purpose and whole wheat flours, the bran, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and brown sugar. Cut in the butter. (Or combine in a food processor, just until crumbly.) Add the egg, buttermilk and dates; do not overmix. (If the dough seems too sticky to work with add a couple more tablespoons flour.) Shape the dough into a rectangle about 1 inch thick on a floured surface. Cut into 12 triangles. Bake on an ungreased baking sheet in a preheated 350-degree oven about 25 minutes. Cool on a rack.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2c Whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4c Bran
  • 2ts Baking powder
  • 1/2ts Baking soda
  • 1ts Salt
  • 2ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4c Brown sugar
  • 1/2c Butter, unsalted; chilled
  • 1 Egg
  • 2/3c Buttermilk
  • 2/3c Chopped dates

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