Orange Spiced Scones
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Orange Spiced Scones

Perfect served at a weekend autumn brunch.

12
scones,
15 min
PREP TIME
25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Scone

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

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs 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 bowl. Cut in 1/3 cup butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in raisins, 1 beaten egg and just enough half & half until mixture is moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly 10 times. Roll into 9-inch circle; cut into 12 wedges. Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Brush with remaining beaten egg. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet.

  4. STEP 4

    Stir together all orange butter ingredients in bowl; serve with warm scones.

Nutrition

240Calories
15Fat (mg)
80Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
25Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  June 24, 2012

This is our favorite recipe for scones, delicate, subtle orange flavor and buttery!

— says Erin
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