Orange Chip Scones

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These are very good scones.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat 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.
2Pour 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.
3Bake 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.
4Icing- 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