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Orange Sugared Scones
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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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F. Grease large baking sheet; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 1/2 cup sugar, currants and orange zest in another bowl. Stir into flour mixture.

  4. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 7

    Separate into individual scones. Serve with honey butter, if desired.

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