Orange Scones Recipe

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A lovely, simple scone with a fabulous glazed and sugared top. Sometimes, simple is best



  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, orange zest, and sgar in a bowl.
  3. Cut in cold butter with a pastry cutter till crumbly.
  4. Mix in buttermilk, orange juice, and vanilla just till all moistened.
  5. Turn out onto a lightly floured board, divide in half, and pat each half into a circle (about 6-7 inches. Put circles of dough on a parchment lined cookie sheet and cut through each with a knife into 8 wedges- don't separate.
  6. Bake for 7 minutes, then brush with warmed preserves and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  7. Continue baking for 8-10 more minutes till golden.
  8. Cool on sheet for 1 minute, then recut on lines and separate wedges- place on wire rack to cool


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  • Patricia Turo
    I'm going to save any scone recipe beccause I love them as well as orange zest mixed with most things.

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