Orange Breakfast Scones
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Orange Breakfast Scones

These scones are easy to make as there’s no kneading. They’re filled with a combination of sweet Mandarin oranges and dried cranberries.

20 min
55 min


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

2 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup Mandarin orange segments, chopped

1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped

1 cup sour cream

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 tablespoons orange juice or Mandarin orange liquid

1 tablespoon sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 9-inch round cake pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and orange zest in bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in Mandarin oranges and cranberries.

  3. STEP 3

    Whisk sour cream, egg and orange juice together in another bowl until smooth. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture until well mixed. (Mixture will be dry.)

  4. STEP 4

    Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 28-32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and scone is lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Cut into wedges.


15Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
43Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)


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  January 31, 2009

Wonderful taste- easy to make and picturesque in serving. I added some cinnamon to the batter and some cinnamon-sugar on top prior to baking. Delicious!

— says nelanne
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