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Gingerbread Scones Recipe

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  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Total Time: 60 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 12 Servings
  • Gingerbread scones made with Grandma's® Molasses are a hit for any occasion.


  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Spice Islands® Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Clabber Girl® Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 C. cold butter
  • 1/3 C. Grandma’s® Robust Molasses
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1 egg, separated
  • Sugar, for sprinkling


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F 
  2. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the molasses, milk and egg yolk until smooth. Stir into the flour mixture until moistened.
  4. Turn out onto floured surface; knead gently 6 – 8 times.
  5. Pat into a circle; cut into 12 wedges and place 1 inch apart on a greased or parchment-lined baking sheet.
  6. Beat egg white until frothy; brush over scones. Sprinkle with sugar. 
  7. Bake at 400º F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.