Apricot Orange Scones
6
scones
15 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Scones

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

Glaze

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

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

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  September 13, 2016

I baked these scones with my two young children and then came out delicious! Easy recipe to follow -I needed to add some of the glaze on top to add some sweetness for kids to enjoy.

— says Deborah
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  July 11, 2012

I have made these scones for my family and got raved reviews and not a crumb left !

— says Marcia
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