Apple 'n' Honey Scones
2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon wheat germ
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
1/3 cup margarine, chilled
1 1/4 cups finely chopped apple
1/2 cup skim milk
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Heat the oven to 400. Lightly spray a large baking sheet with
nonstick cooking spray or grease lightly.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, 2/3 cup wheat germ, baking
powder, spices, baking soda, and salt, if using. Cut in the margarine
until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a medium bowl, combine
the apple, milk, and honey. Add to the dry ingredients, mixing just
until the dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently
5 to 6 times. Pat the dough into a 9 inch circle.
Mix together the remaining 1 tablespoon of wheat germ, sugar, and
cinnamon, Sprinkle over dough.
Cut the dough into 10 wedges. Place 1/2 inch apart on the prepared
Bake 16-18 minutes or until light golden brown.
Serve warm with additional honey, if desired.