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Tea Scones
Prep Time:
Makes: 16

4 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
1 cup milk
6 tea bags
2 beaten eggs
1 cup water
4 tea bags
4 tablespoons sugar

Heat oven to 400F. Lightly flour baking sheet. Combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter till mixture forms pea sized crumbs. Bring milk to a boil. Add 6 tea bags, cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and cool. Beat in egg. Gradually add tea mixture to flour mixture, stirring till just combined. Turn dough onto prepared sheet and pat into 16 inch circle. Score top of dough into 16 pie shaped wedges. Brush with tea glaze and bake 20 minutes till golden brown. Cool on rack. Serve with warm honey or preserves, if desired.
Bring water to boil and steep tea for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and stir in sugar. Let cool.