But no more!
I saw this simple recipe for Chai Spiced Scones over at Budget Bytes and decided to make them, and they're pretty tasty. I modified the spices just slightly because this recipe is pretty perfect on its own.
Because I don't typically eat scones, I'm not sure if this is normal or not, so I'm mentioning it anyway. On its own, it's a little dry. If I eat them with tea, my mouth sings. So. Don't forget the tea!
2 cups all purpose flour
3 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
3 tbsp butter
1/4 cup milk
Preheat the oven to 450.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and cardamom.
Cut butter into chunks and with your hands, combine it with flour.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture and stir.
If there is still a bit of dry flour, add water. I added about 2 tbps.
Shape the dough into a circular shape on a flat surface. Using a sharp knife, cut into 8 pieces.
Place the wedge shaped scones on a baking sheet and bake for 15-17 minutes, or until golden brown.
Enjoy with tea!