Sesame Orange Scones

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@DailyInspiration

The orange zest and toasted sesame seeds gives these scones a Mediterranean touch.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
8 scones
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    sesame seeds
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated orange zest
  • 3 c
    unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable shortening (or butter)
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar

How to Make Sesame Orange Scones

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease baking sheet. Set aside 1 tbsp. sesame seeds and 1 tbsp. orange zest. In a large bowl, combine flour, remaining sesame seeds, orange zest, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Reserve 1 tbsp. orange juice. Add remaining orange juice to dry ingredients and mix lightly with fork until mixture clings together and forms a soft dough.
  3. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead gently 5 or 6 times. Divide dough in half. With lightly floured rolling pin, roll one half of dough into a 7 inch round. Cut into 4 wedges. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  4. Place scones, 1 inch apart, on the greased baking sheet. Pierce tops with tines of a fork. In a small saucepan, heat reserved orange juice and the granulated sugar to boiling; stir in reserved orange rind and brush over tops of scones. Sprinkle with reserved sesame seeds.
  5. Bake scones 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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About Sesame Orange Scones

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




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