Fresh Orange Scones

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
3
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup firm butter or margarine
1
egg, beaten
4
to 6 tablespoons half-and-half
1
tablespoon orange juice
1
tablespoon sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, oats, 3 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder, orange peel and salt. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in egg and just enough half-and-half so dough leaves side of bowl.
  • 2
    Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead lightly 10 times. On ungreased cookie sheet, pat or roll into 7-inch circle, 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 6 wedges with sharp knife that has been dipped in flour, but do not separate wedges. Brush with orange juice; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; carefully separate wedges. Serve warm.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Use coarse decorator sugar to sprinkle on the scone tops. You can find it with the cake and decorating supplies.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
9g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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