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.