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Toffee-Latte Scones

Servings: Makes 8-10 scones
1/2 cup unsalted butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 cup toffee bits
1 tablespoon instant cappuccino
2 eggs
1/4 cup heavy cream
Caramel ice cream topping, optional

Cut butter with flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl.

Fold in toffee bits and instant cappuccino. Make a well in the dry
ingredients. Put bowl in freezer for 30 minutes.

In a separate bowl, beat eggs and cream. Pour into dry ingredients in
the chilled bowl. Mix with a fork.

Make two balls on wax paper. Dough will
be dry. Pat each ball into a circle 1 inch thick. Score triangles into
dough. Do not separate.

Bake on cookie sheet at 400 degrees F (200 C) for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 300 degrees F (148-150 degrees C) and bake 10 more minutes.

When scones are cool, drizzle caramel ice cream topping over them, if desired.

Makes 8-10 scones.

Approximate values per serving (1 scone): 262 calories, 14 g fat, 69
mg cholesterol, 3 g protein, 31 g carbohydrates, 0 fiber, 210 mg sodium, 48 percent calories from fat.

Submitted By: Lynne Parrish
Date: May 31, 2003