Caramel Apple Pie Scones

This sweet and flavorful recipe for Salted Caramel Apple Pie Scones from our dear friend Jennifer uses our Sweet Temptations Caramel Apple Pie Tea. This tasty treat is perfect any time of the year and pairs well with your favorite Red Rose brew. 

Prep time: 1.5 hours 
Cook time: 25 minutes
Serving Size: about 1 dozen scones  

Ingredients (for the scones):

  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of sugar 
  • 2 tbsps. baking powder 
  • 6 oz. chopped apples of your choice (about 1 large apple) 
  • 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger 
  • 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp. heavy cream 
  • 3 Red Rose Caramel Apple Pie tea bags 
  • 2 tbsps. chilled butter 
  • 1 tsp. salt 

Ingredients (for the glaze):

Instructions (for the scones):

  • Steep three tea bags in heave cream for an hour 
  • Chop apples and put in a separate bowl 
  • Mix with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger 
  • In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, salt and baking powder together
  • Add in chilled and cubed butter and mix until it looks like fine crumbs
  • Take tea bags out of heavy cream and add cream to flour/butter mixture 
  • Mix with a fork or your hands until just combined and then add the apples
  • Combine until a cohesive mixture (should be a little wet, but still hold together)
  • Chill for 30 minutes 
  • After 30 minutes, preheat over to 400 degrees F 
  • Roll out the dough into a circle and cut into equal sized triangles 
  • Please on baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 22 minutes 

Instructions (for the glaze)

  • Steep the tea bag in water for 20 minutes 
  • Mix cream with powdered sugar and cinnamon until a drizzle-able glaze forms 
  • Please in small sauce pot on the stove and bring to a boil
  • Boil for 3 minutes until reduced and slightly thickened 
  • Drizzle over scones and top with coarse salt 

Special thanks to Jennifer for sharing this tasty recipe with us!

January 16, 2020 — Consumer-Relations Team