Light and flaky apple cinnamon scones filled with fresh apples and warm cinnamon spices. These scones come together quickly with minimal ingredients and are perfect for breakfasts
You can skip the glaze if you wish and sprinkle coarse suga rover the scone dough before baking instead.
You could replace cinnamon with apple pie spice.
Pre-heat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray. Peel, core and dice the apple.
In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Add the butter.
Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles coarse crumbs
Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add 1 cup of milk. Mix the dry ingredients into the milk and gently stir just until mixed.
Add the diced apple and fold into the dough. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and bring it together with your hands
Press the dough out to an 8-inch circle with your hands. With a sharp knife, cut into 8 wedges.
Move the wedges to the prepared baking sheet Beat the egg with 1 tsp of milk and brush over top of the scones.
Remove from the oven and move to a wire rack until cooled. Bake for 20 minutes until scones have risen and are lightly golden brown.
Whisk the powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon of milk and drizzle the glaze over the scones.