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Orange-Almond Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teresa Vinikoff
Added: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c orange juice
1/4 c buttermilk, milk, plain or vanilla yogurt
1 large egg
1/4 t almond extract
3 c flour
4 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
8 T butter, cut up
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c blanched almonds
1 T grated orange peel

Directions:
Directions:
~Heat oven to 375. Combine juice, (either buttermilk, milk or yogurt), egg and extract. Beat smooth with fork.
~Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda andsalt in a large bowl. Stir to mix well. Add butter and cut in until mixture looks like fine granules. Add sugar, almonds, and orange peel; toss to distribute evenly. Add egg mixture and stir with a fork until a soft dough forms.
~Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead 5 to 6 times, just until well mixed. Flatten to 8" round. Cut into 12 wedges. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.
~Optional: egg wash top of scones before baking.
Makes: 12 scones

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Note: Teresa makes these with vanilla yogurt all the time. She says this way tastes the best.

 

 

 

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