Gift Jar Gingerbread Scone Mix

READY IN: 22mins
YIELD: 1 1/2 cups




  • Prepare the dry mix by combining the flour, sugar, baking powder and spices in a bowl.
  • Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  • Place the dry mix into a small jar.
  • A single batch yields about 1 1/2 cups of dry mix, so pick an appropriately sized jar.
  • Prepare a tag that lists the following ingredients: 1 jar (1 1/2 cups) gingerbread scone mix, then list the wet mix ingredients as noted in the ingredients section.
  • Include the following instructions on the tag and attach to your gift jar: In a medium bowl, empty the contents jar of gingerbread scone mix.
  • In a separate bowl, combine 2 Tbsp milk, 1 Tbsp molasses and 1 beaten egg.
  • Add the wet mix to the dry mix and stir to combine.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead until the dough is smooth.
  • Roll the dough into a 6 inch circle and cut it into 4 wedges.
  • Place wedges on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Brush tops with luke warm water and sprinkle with coarse sugar if desired.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes in a preheated 400 degree oven until scones are slightly browned on top.
  • Remove from oven and cool on a baking rack.
  • Serve.
  • Notes: Gift jars can be stored for up to 6 weeks at room temp or up to 6 months if frozen.