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Currant-Cardamom Scones

Bake these yummy currant and cardamom scones - ready in 40 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon cardamom
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup margarine or butter
1/3
cup dried currants
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2
cup buttermilk*
1
egg
1
teaspoon sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, cardamom and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture is crumbly. Stir in currants and orange peel.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine buttermilk and egg; blend well. Add all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 3 On well-floured surface, gently knead dough 5 or 6 times. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; press into 8-inch round, about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges; do not separate. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 15 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, cardamom and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture is crumbly. Stir in currants and orange peel.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine buttermilk and egg; blend well. Add all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 3 On well-floured surface, gently knead dough 5 or 6 times. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; press into 8-inch round, about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges; do not separate. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 15 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.

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*To substitute for buttermilk, use 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 1/2 cup.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.