blueberry orange scones

Yield: 8
  • 2 C all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp powder
  • 2 tsp grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp soda
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 C cold butter
  • 1/2 buttermilk *
  • 1/4 C orange juice
  • 1/2 C frozen blueberries

In a large bowl, combine first 7 ingredients.  Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Stir in buttermilk and OJ until just moistened.  Gently fold in blueberries.

Turn onto a floured surface.  Knead 10 times.  Pat into an 8″ circle and cut into 8 wedges (use a sharp knife!)  Separate wedges and place on a baking sheet.  Bake at 425 degrees for 10-12 mins (or until golden brown.)

Enjoy!

*to make buttermilk add 1 Tbsp lemon juice to 1 C milk.  Let sit for 5 min.

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Published in: on February 25, 2010 at 8:07 pm  Leave a Comment  

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