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Double-Orange Scones with Orange Butter

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8

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

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • When grating orange peel, be sure to grate only the orange part of the skin. The white part, or pith, is very bitter.
  • Like biscuits, scones are small quick breads leavened with baking powder or baking soda. Both biscuits and scones can be sweet or savory.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
300mg
13%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
10g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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