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Apricot-Orange Scones

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Apricot-Orange Scones
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8
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Looking for a homemade bread made using Bisquick® mix? Then try this tasty orange-flavored apricot scone that’s baked to perfection - ready in 35 minutes.
Updated Oct 18, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, 1/4 cup sugar, the apricots and orange peel until mixed. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the egg. Stir in remaining egg and the whipping cream until soft dough forms.
  • 2
    Place dough on surface sprinkled with Bisquick mix; roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Shape into a ball; knead 10 times. On cookie sheet, press or roll dough into 8-inch round. Brush with reserved egg. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar and the almonds. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Carefully separate wedges. Serve warm.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For a nice flavor change, use other chopped dried fruits, such as peaches, pears or apples.

Nutrition

240 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate, 15g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
21%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
15g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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