Orange Scones

Melt in your mouth scones - one of our most requested recipes. These literally disappear off the buffet each morning.

1/2 C butter, room temperature 1/3 C sugar
1 3/4 C all-purpose flour Grated zest of one orange
1-1/2 t baking powder 1/2 C orange juice
1/2 t baking soda 1 egg, beaten
1/3 C sugar

Prepare scones: In a large bowl, mix butter & flour with pastry cutter or your fingers until it resembles coarse meal. Add remaining dry ingredients and orange zest & mix well. Add orange juice & egg and combine until just mixed. Drop 12 equal mounds of dough onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.

Prepare Glaze: Combine 1/2 C confectioner's sugar & 1 T orange juice and mix until smooth. Spread a small dab of glaze on each & serve. Makes 1 dozen.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 12
Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Cook Time: 12-15 minutes

Other recipes by Elk Cove Inn & Spa:
Morning Pie
Corn Pudding

Recipe Provided By:
Elk Cove Inn & Spa
Elk, CA

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