Orange Chip Scones

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These are very good scones.


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Serves:

2 dozen

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
granulated sugar
4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
6oz. semi sweet chocolare mini morsels (ghirardeli)
1 c
golden raisins
1 Tbsp
grated orange peel
1 c
(2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces & softened
1 c
buttermilk
3
eggs, divided
1 tsp
orange extract
1 Tbsp
milk
icing recipe follows

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease baking sheets. Combine flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add morsels, raisins and orange peel; mix well. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine buttermilk, 2 eggs and orange extract in small bowl.
2
Pour buttermilk mixture into flour mixture; mix just until a sticky dough is formed. Do not overmix. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto prepared baking sheets. Combine remaining egg and milk in small bowl. Brush egg mixture over top of dough.
3
Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. For best results, bake one sheet at a time. Cool on wire racks for 10 minutes. Drizzle scones with icing. Serve warm.
4
Icing- 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/4 cup orange juice, 1 Tbsp. grated orange peel and 1 tsp. orange extract in medium bowl. Mix until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy