Buttermilk Scones with Blueberries

Makes 1 dozen


3 cups flour

1/3 cup sugar

2 1/2 tsp. baking powder

3/4 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. ground ginger

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1 1/2 sticks cold butter, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

3 Tb. softened butter

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup blueberries, rinsed*

1/2 cup orange marmalade


1. Heat the oven to 425. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in the cold butter using two knives until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Add the buttermilk and blueberries, stir.

3. Turn out onto a floured work surface and pat into a round shape. Divide dough into 4 pieces and form each piece into a 7-inch round.

3. Combine the softened butter and marmalade in a small bowl.