Triple Fruit Scones

mary Armstrong


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 pieces
25 Min
15 Min


  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 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
  • 1
    egg white
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    orange rind-zest

How to Make Triple Fruit Scones


  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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