Triple Fruit Scones

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

This is a favorite recipe for a Mother's Day Treat or any special breakfast, brunch or girl's get together over coffee!


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Serves:

12 pieces

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

3 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
6 Tbsp
butter, cut into small chunks, chilled
1/3 c
chopped dried apricots
1/3 c
craisins (chop to size of apricots if too large)
1
egg
1
egg white
3/4 c
buttermilk
2 tsp
orange rind-zest

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add butter, apricots and craisins; mix until butter is pea-sized. Use fingers to work butter into dry mixture.
2
In separate bowl, combine egg and egg white, buttermilk and orange rind.
Add this liquid to dry ingredients and mix it just until it comes together.
3
Using your hands knead several times (6-8) in bowl, then place dough on lightly floured board.
4
Form dough into a 12 x 6 inch rectangle. Cut into 12 triangular pieces.

At this point you may sprinkle coarse sugar granules on top.
5
Bake on cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 13-16 minutes or until lightly browned.

You may use a powdered sugar glaze drizzled over the warm tops.

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