Date Scones [Giveaway Closed]

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When it comes to scones, I can come up with hundreds of recipes. And how do I do that you ask? Simple, scones are cake and muffin’s cousins (just kidding) but in reality you can add any flavor used in cakes and muffins.

Today I was actually craving sticky date pudding, but don’t have much time on hand, so I ended up with adding dates in my scones.

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 Dates are energy boosting fruit and I love to have some with my coffee whenever available. When I added the dates to my scones it made them softer from the inside and in every bite I could taste a small piece of date.

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The Winner is Cynthia R.


Date Scones

Recipe Type: Breakfast
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons chilled butter (cut in small cubes)
  • 3/4 cup hot milk
  • 4 tablespoons pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C – 350F.
  2. In a bowl add the pitted dates and hot milk, keep them aside for 5 minutes. This will soften the dates.
  3. Add the cinnamon and sugar to the previous mixture and mix well. Use this mixture only after it’s cold.
  4. In a different bowl, add flour, baking powder, and salt, whisk to combine.
  5. Add the butter to the flour and using a fork or a wooden spoon mix in the butter, until you get bread crumbs like mixture.
  6. Add the date and milk mixture, to the flour and butter, using a fork mix gently. Don’t over mix.
  7. Place the dough on lightly floured surface, gather the dough to form a ball, then press it down to 1/2 an inch disc.
  8. Cut into triangles, place on baking sheet and brush with milk.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes, then let cool.
  10. Enjoy with butter or jam, personally it tastes great on its own.

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137 Comments on Date Scones [Giveaway Closed]

    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 12:48 am (1 year ago)

      I’d love to make some for you, whenever we meet :)

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    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 2:52 am (1 year ago)

      Thank you Lubna :)

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    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 2:54 am (1 year ago)

      Hey Vimitha, thanks and I love your double chocolate cookies, going to try them this weekend!

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    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 12:03 pm (1 year ago)

      They tasted great Angie, hope you can try them!

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  1. anita. menon
    23/01/2013 at 2:50 pm (1 year ago)

    The pictures are stunning. Date scone sound like a splendid idea. Fantastic giveaway

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    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 11:16 pm (1 year ago)

      Thanks Anita, I discovered that these date scones are much softer from inside than the usual scones, hope you try it :)

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  2. jessica c
    23/01/2013 at 5:37 pm (1 year ago)

    what a wonderful recipe and giveaway

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    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 11:17 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you Jessica!

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  3. Dave
    23/01/2013 at 10:19 pm (1 year ago)

    I love scones. They are awesome for a late night snack.

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    • munatycooking
      23/01/2013 at 11:18 pm (1 year ago)

      I totally agree with you!

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    24/01/2013 at 12:20 am (1 year ago)

    Liked Full Circle Home on Facebook, following Full Circle Home on Twitter, liked Munatycooking on Facebook, following your tweets , subscribe to your Youtube channel.and subscribed to your blog!! Great recipe for scones and thanks for the giveaway :) good luck everyone :)

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    • munatycooking
      24/01/2013 at 3:44 am (1 year ago)

      Thank you Dana :)

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  6. Barb Hanson
    24/01/2013 at 1:52 am (1 year ago)

    I love scones. This looks like a very tasty recipe.

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    • munatycooking
      24/01/2013 at 3:45 am (1 year ago)

      I hope you like the taste!

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    i am following you on fb and twitter :) i used to eat scones but have not in years.. feeling pretty tempted.. thanks!

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  8. Wilma P
    24/01/2013 at 11:53 am (1 year ago)

    The Date Scone recipe sounds really good. I think I will try it as soon as I get some dates.

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      24/01/2013 at 11:55 am (1 year ago)

      You’ll enjoy it Wilma!

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  13. foodwanderings
    25/01/2013 at 12:32 pm (1 year ago)

    Scones are so perfect for b’fast and date ones are really jazzing them up. My husband likes anything dates and I bet he would love these breakfast beauties.

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    • munatycooking
      25/01/2013 at 12:58 pm (1 year ago)

      I like to bake a mini version to snack on at times!

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    hah you make it sound so easy! I’ve honestly never made scones before. I feel like I ought to try now!

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    What a delicious looking recipe! I love dates and LOVE sticky toffee pudding but have never had them in scones, great idea!

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    Lovely Scone Recipe..
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      Thanks Marjie for noting this, I have added the oven temperature in the recipe. It’s 180C – 350F :)

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