Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Put your flour in the bowl then whisk in all your spices.
Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter.
Time for the egg. Crack it into a bowl, whip it up and then add your molasses.
Add in your sour milk, which can be soured by using a bit of vinegar in it.
Add your wet ingredients to your dry and combine until the dough forms a ball.
Turn out the ball onto a lightly floured surface.
Separate into two ball of dough IF you are making traditional scones.
Flatten the dough into 6 inch circles, and mark where you want your scones to be, I find they each make 6 perfectly. Cut into triangles.
To make Christmas shapes, roll out the entire ball of dough until it is around 1 inch thick. Cut out your Christmas shapes just like you would cookies! Re-roll the dough and keep using until you have cut all the shapes that you can. Use Christmas cherries for garnish.
Place on a well greased baking sheet.
Bake in a 375 degree oven until browned and baked, around 20 minutes.
Remove, cool and sprinkle with powdered ( icing) sugar if desired.
All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods etc.