Secret Recipes

Mandarin Orange Scones

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  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, chopped

Preheat oven to 420° F.

By hand, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter. Add buttermilk, orange zest and Mandarin oranges. Turn dough onto well-floured board. Add flour as needed. Knead dough; make eight 1-inch round wedges. Score the eight wedges.

Bake for 12 to 16 minutes.

Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 sp orange zest
  • 3 drops orange flavoring
  • Fresh orange juice

Combine confectioners' sugar, orange zest, orange flavoring and enough fresh orange juice to make a runny glaze. Pour glaze over warm scones.

Servings:
12 scones