Double-Orange Scones with Orange Butter

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

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

8

scones

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.
Makes 8 scones
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen 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:

1 Serving (1 Scone)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.