This was my first attempt at making scones, and my family asked why in the world I had never made them before. It's basically a thick, cinnamon-glazed covered pie crust. Sweet mercy. It was tasty, Next time, I'm going to add blueberries or chocolate chips. It'll be fantastic!
Yield: 1 8-inch pie/scone/breakfast torte thing
2 c flour
2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 c butter
1 egg, separated
3 T honey
1/3 c buttermilk (or 1/3 c milk mixed with 2 t lemon juice)
1-2 T sugar
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 - 1 c powdered sugar
1-3 t milk
1/2 t vanilla
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk together. Cut in the butter with a fork until crumbly.
Separate the egg. Set the egg white aside.
In a bowl, combine the egg yolk, honey, and buttermilk. Add the the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
Flour a surface and plop the dough out. Shape it into a ball then pat it into into a 1/2 inch thick 8 inch round. Using a pizza cutter, cut it into 8 pieces just like a pizza. Transfer it to a greased cookie sheet. Whisk the reserved egg white until frothy. Brush it onto the tops of the scones. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on top.
Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
While it's baking, combine the glaze ingredients.
When the scones come out, drizzle them with the glaze and serve warm.