Triple Fruit Scones

1
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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

How to Make Triple Fruit Scones

Step-by-Step

  • 1Add butter, apricots and craisins; mix until butter is pea-sized. Use fingers to work butter into dry mixture.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Using your hands knead several times (6-8) in bowl, then place dough on lightly floured board.
  • 4Form dough into a 12 x 6 inch rectangle. Cut into 12 triangular pieces.

    At this point you may sprinkle coarse sugar granules on top.
  • 5Bake 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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