Fruited Cream Scones

Fruited Cream Scones
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A tender scone flavored with dried apricots; serve warm with apricot butter for breakfast or brunch.
15 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time
6 scones

Ingredients

Apricot Butter

1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons
apricot preserves

Scones

1 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons
freshly grated orange zest
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/4 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1/2 cup
finely chopped dried apricots*
1/4 cup
sour cream
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
3 tablespoons
milk

Topping

2 teaspoons
orange juice
1 tablespoon
large grain sugar
 
*Substitute 1/2 cup your favorite dried fruit.

Directions

  1. Combine 1/3 cup softened butter and apricot preserves in bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease baking sheet; set aside.
  3. Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, orange zest and salt in bowl; cut in 1/4 cup cold butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Toss apricots with remaining flour in bowl; stir into flour mixture.
  5. Combine sour cream, egg and milk in bowl. Stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
  6. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 5 to 8 times until smooth. Pat dough to 7-inch circle on prepared baking sheet. Score into 6 wedges; do not separate. Brush dough with orange juice; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  7. Bake 18-23 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with Apricot Butter.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 scone)

Calories
370
Cholesterol
90mg
Carbohydrates
43g
Protein
5g
Fat
21g
Sodium
520mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Very good, I use what i have in hand, raisins, cranberries, dried pineapple. They please the whole family .

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