Orange Raisin Scones
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Orange Raisin Scones

Orange raisin scones are delicately flavored to make a perfect tea-time snack!

12
scones;
15 min
PREP TIME
25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Scones

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

Orange Butter

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 tablespoons orange marmalade

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. 

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 times. Roll into 9-inch circle; cut into 12 wedges.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    Stir together 1/2 cup butter and orange marmalade in small bowl; serve with warm scones.

Nutrition

240Calories
14Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
25Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  December 08, 2011

I love this recipe ! I have used it many times and have had great results!

— says evangeline
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  September 01, 2011

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.

— says Debbi
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