Honey Currant Scones

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

Another flavorful and soft scone I hope you will enjoy! The honey, orange peel,and currants you'll appreciate.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8 scones
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
grated orange peel
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
cold butter
1/2 c
currants
1/2 c
sour cream
1/3 c
honey
1
egg, slightly beaten

How to Make Honey Currant Scones

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375F. Grease baking sheet; set aside. Combine flour,orange peel, baking powder,baking soda,and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 2Add currants. Combine sour cream, honey and egg in medium bowl until well blended. Stir into flour mixture until soft dough forms. Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead dough 10 times.
  • 3Shape dough into 8-inch square. Cut into 4 squares; cut each square diagonally in half, making 8 triangles. Place triangles 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheet.
  • 4Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from baking sheet. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Serve warm or cool completely. Makes 8 scones.

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About Honey Currant Scones

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