Tender, warm scones along with delightful citrus butter are a special treat for breakfast or anytime.
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1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1/2 cup dried cherries or sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten
1 tablespoon coarse grain or decorator sugar
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine all butter ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Set aside.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
Combine cherries, half & half, coconut, egg and lemon zest in another bowl. Add to flour mixture. Stir just until flour mixture is moistened.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly 8 to 10 times. Pat dough into 7-inch circle. Place onto greased baking sheet. Cut into 8 wedges. (Do not separate.) Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut wedges apart; remove from baking sheet. Serve warm scones with citrus butter.
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Made these for our anniversary brunch and they were snatched up before even I got one!! Everyone raved about them, even the guys. Serving them warm from the oven with the smell wafting through the room didn't hurt either.
Easy to make and absolutely delicious. My son requests these tasty treats once a week!