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Apricot Orange Scones

Apricot Orange Scones

This scone is perfect when served with coffee on a weekend morning.

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15 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time



1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots

1/4 cup sugar

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup sour cream

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten

3 tablespoons orange juice

1 teaspoon almond extract


1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

2 to 3 teaspoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, apricots, sugar, orange zest, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl. Cut in 1/4 cup cold butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sour cream, egg, orange juice and 1 teaspoon almond extract in another bowl. Stir into flour mixture 1 minute or just until moistened. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 5 to 8 times until smooth.

  4. STEP 4

    Pat dough to 7-inch circle on greased baking sheet. Score into 6 wedges; do not separate.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 18-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 10 minutes.

  6. STEP 6

    Combine powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon butter, 1/8 teaspoon almond flavoring and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Drizzle over warm scones.

Nutrition (1 scone)

370 Calories
11 Fat (g)
60 Cholesterol (mg)
370 Sodium (mg)
59 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
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