Double-Orange Scones with Orange Butter

Start the day with these ultra-citrus-y scones, with juicy pieces of mandarin baked right in.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Scones

2
cups all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons sugar
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/3
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup mandarin orange segments (from 11 oz-can), chopped, drained
1/4
cup milk
1
egg, slightly beaten
1
tablespoon sugar

Orange Butter

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder and orange peel. Cut in 1/3 cup butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Add orange segments, milk and egg; stir with fork just until mixture leaves side of bowl and soft dough forms.
  • 3 Place dough on floured surface. Knead lightly 10 times. On cookie sheet, roll or pat dough into 7-inch round. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Cut into 8 wedges; separate slightly.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter until light and fluffy; stir in marmalade. Serve with warm scones.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved