Christmas Eggnog Scones

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a recipe by fun tea party ideas.com-- but tweaked a bit by me. These are real nice and tender and have a great flavor. Give them a try.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • SCONES:

  • 1 c
    nestle's eggnog flavored liquid (coffeemate)
  • 1 large
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, cold
  • 1/4 c
    more or less-- pecan pieces
  • ·
    powdered sugar for dusting surface of table

How to Make Christmas Eggnog Scones

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine Coffeemate,rum extract and the egg and mix well..set aside.
    In a large bowl combine dry ingredients and mix to blend. Add the butter and using a pastry blender mix until well incorporated.
  2. Add the egg mixture,and pecan pieces ;combine just until a soft dough forms. If too sticky add a bit of flour to your hands and gently knead dough 3 times on a lightly powdered sugar surface. Gently flatten dough to about 3/4 inch thickness. Cut dough into 10-12 triangles or squares or circles.
    Place each on a parchment sprayed cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 400^ for about 15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Glaze while still warm, but not hot!
  4. Glaze:
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1/4 teas. nutmeg
    1 teas. rum extract
    2 to 3 Tablespoons eggnog coffeemate
    pecan pieces for garnish
    Mix ingredients until desired glaze is attained. Spread on scones and sprinkle with pecans.

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About Christmas Eggnog Scones

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English



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