Masala Chai Pear Scones
 
 
Masala Chai Pear Scones, perfect combination of chai spices and pears. Masala Chai Pear Scones are easy quick sweet. Masala Chai Pear Scones is so aromatic and tasteful. Masala Chai Pear Scones perfect with hot cup of tea or just serve with sweet whipped cream. It just takes less than an hour preparation to end, and taste is so good. These scones has small-small cubes of fruit, yet soft and tender, with crisp edges, crackly tops, and just subtly sweet.
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Recipe type: Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine: World
Ingredients
  • 2 cup All-purpose Flour/Maida
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 Regular Sized Black Tea Bag or 1 tsp Black Tea Powder
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 1 tsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • ½ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cloves Powder
  • 1 Stick/4oz Butter
  • ½ cup Yogurt/Curd/Dahi
  • 1 cup Chopped Ripen Pears
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven on 400F/200C.
  2. In mixing bowl add flour, salt and baking powder, and mix it well.
  3. Now take black tea powder, crush it between your hand palms and add into the flour mixture.
  4. Add remaining dry spices ingredients, mix it again and keep aside.
  5. Take a butter stick, cut into small-small cubes, then add them into the prepared mixture.
  6. Now mix it well using your hands and make crumbly mixture. Add chopped pear, yogurt and vanilla extract and then fold it using spatula. Add 1-2 tbsp water and make dough.
  7. Dust the flour on working place or kitchen counter. Remove the prepared dough on it.
  8. Sprinkle some flour over it and then gently pat the dough using your hand and make thick round about 1 inch thick.
  9. Take a sharp knife or scraper and cut it into tringles or squares or as per your choice.
  10. Take a baking sheet and line with parchment paper or brush the sheet with oil, place the prepared tringles over it. Brush the top with butter milk.
  11. Now time to bake, place the baking tray into the preheated oven and bake it around 25-30 minutes till golden brown.
  12. Remove it from the oven and let it cool down. Masala Chai Pear Scones are ready to serve. You can serve it fresh with a cup of tea or with cool whip and enjoy.
Notes
• Always add chilled butter for best crumbly texture.
• Do not add flour if your dough is sticky, just use for dusting.
• You can remove the skin of pears if you don’t want.
• You can add other chopped fruits if you like it.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at http://www.binjalsvegkitchen.com/masala-chai-pear-scones-recipe/