Thursday, May 2, 2013

Apricot and Salami Scones

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis

Prep Time:
8 min
Inactive Prep Time:
20 min
Cook Time:
19 min


10 to 12 scones


Vegetable oil cooking spray
1 (15-ounce) box plain scone mix (recommended: Ivy Cottage)
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
20 dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch pieces, to yield about 1 cup
6 ounces salami, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 cup buttermilk, chilled


Place an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with vegetable oil cooking spray. Set aside.

In a food processor, combine the scone mix and butter. Pulse until the mixture resembles a coarse meal. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and add the apricots, salami, and thyme. Add the buttermilk and mix until a sticky dough forms. Place 1/3 cupfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake until the tops start to brown slightly, 16 to 18 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool, about 20 minutes.

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