Currant-Cardamom Scones

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

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

Directions

  1. 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. 2 In small bowl, combine buttermilk and egg; blend well. Add all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. 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. 4 Bake at 400°F. for 15 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.

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