Orange Sugared Scones

Orange Sugared Scones
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2 Reviews
Orange and currants add extra flavor to traditional scones, an easy to make quick bread that is special for mom as well as weekend guests.
15 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
12 scones

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
currants or raisins
1 tablespoon
freshly grated orange zest
1 cup
sour cream
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, separated
4 teaspoons
lemon juice
2 tablespoons
sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease large baking sheet; set aside.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, currants and orange zest in another bowl. Stir into flour mixture.
  4. Stir together sour cream, egg yolk and lemon juice in another bowl with whisk until smooth. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture. (Mixture will be dry.) Knead about 5 to 8 times to combine all ingredients.
  5. Divide dough in half. Pat each half into 6-inch circle. Place both 6-inch circles onto prepared baking sheet. Cut each circle into 6 wedges.
  6. Beat egg white in bowl with fork until frothy. Brush tops of scones with egg white; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake 25-30 minutes or until scones are lightly browned.
  7. Separate into individual scones. Serve with honey butter, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 scone)

Calories
240
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
34g
Protein
4g
Fat
10g
Sodium
280mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

These scones are very tasty! I substitute yogurt for the sour cream and sometimes use cranberries or blueberries instead of currants.

Rating

They are so wonderful and easy to make I use the recipe all the time.Just change the ingredients.

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