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Mandarin Orange Scones

RG

Ingredients

Scones

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, chopped

Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 3 drops orange flavoring
  • Fresh orange juice

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. By hand, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Cut in butter.
  4. Add buttermilk, orange zest and mandarin oranges.
  5. Turn dough onto well-floured board. Add flour as needed. Knead dough; make eight 1-inch round wedges. Score the eight wedges.
  6. Bake for 12 to 16 minutes.
  7. Glaze: Combine confectioners' sugar, orange zest, orange flavoring and enough fresh orange juice to make a runny glaze. Pour glaze over warm scones.

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