Orange Cream Scones

Yvonne Condit


I make this for our ladies English Afternoon Tea gatherings. This is the hit of the party! Easy to Make. Husbands will love these just taken fresh hot out of the oven.....Yummy

pinch tips: How to Knead Dough



12 Scones


15 Min


20 Min


2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
butter, cut into pieces
1 Tbsp
orange zest
1 c
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
orange extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1. Preheat oven to 375. Line baking sheet with parchment paper
2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut butter into flour mixture until crumbly. Add orange zest mix well.
3. In a small bowl, combine cream and orange extract. Add to flour mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Do Not Over Mix Or Knead.
4. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough GENTLY to 1/2 inch thickness. Using a 2 1/4 inch cookie round cutter, cut scones and place on baking sheet. Brush top of scones with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Bake 18-20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Hashtags: #Breads, #tea, #Party, #scones