Blood Orange Sugared Scones Recipe

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Blood Orange Sugared Scones

Angela Pietrantonio

By
@mrsjoepie

I love scones, these are made with blood oranges, but any orange will do!

Recipe Source~ howsweets.com


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Serves:

16

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

3 1/4 c
flour
1/3 c
granulated sugar + 2 tablespoons
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
cold butter, cut into pieces
1 c
buttermilk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
3
blood oranges, zested ( or any orange of your choice)
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a small bowl, combine 1/3 cup sugar with about 1/2 of the grated orange zest. Rub together with your fingers until combined and fragrant.
2
In large bowl combine flour, orange sugar, salt, baking soda and powder. Using your fingers, a fork or a pastry blender, cut in butter until it forms coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla, and add half of the remaining orange zest. Add the juice from 1/2 of one blood orange. Stir with a spoon until a dough forms, using your hands to bring it together. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently.
3
Divide in half and pat into 7 inch round circles. Combine the remaining sugar and orange zest. Brush each scone with melted butter and sprinkle with orange sugar. Cut into 6 or 8 wedges, or use a biscuit cutter to make rounds.
4
Bake for 12-14 minutes (wedges) or 9-11 minutes (rounds). Top with blood orange glaze.

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