Orange raisin scones are delicately flavored to make a perfect tea-time snack!
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1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest
1/3 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1/2 cup raisins
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten
4 to 6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and orange zest in medium bowl; cut in 1/3 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in raisins, 1 egg and enough half & half just until moistened.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 times. Roll into 9-inch circle; cut into 12 wedges.
Place wedges 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet.
Stir together 1/2 cup butter and orange marmalade in small bowl; serve with warm scones.
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I love this recipe ! I have used it many times and have had great results!
The recipe calls for more liquid that is indicated, and the cook time is longer, but these are divine. They are fluffy and tender. Will make again.