Berry, Almond, & Orange Scones

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Total Time
33mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 18 mins

Another Saskatoon berry recipe that 'Zaar will be holding onto for me! Sounds tasty and I will be making this when the Saskatoons are in season again next summer. Found in the Summer 2005 issue of Canadian Gardening.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, & salt.
  3. Cut cubed butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add berries & toss gently.
  5. In a separate bowl, lightly whisk together cream, 1 egg, orange zest, & almond extract.
  6. Add wet mixture to berry mixture & stir until the combined mixture just holds together.
  7. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface & knead gently for approximately 10 seconds.
  8. Divide dough in half & shape into 2 6-inch rounds. Then cut each round into 6 wedges.
  9. Place wedges on a parchment-lined baking sheet allowing space for scones to expand when cooking.
  10. Whisk remaining egg with a bit of milk or water and brush each scone with the egg wash.
  11. Bake for 18-20 mins or until golden.
  12. Stir orange juice into icing sugar to form a glaze; brush over hot scones then sprinkle with toasted almonds.
  13. Let stand 5 mins for glaze to set then --
  14. Enjoy!
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This is a very good scone recipe. It was not quite as sweet as I like so next time I will just add a little more brown sugar...not much. The texture was scone like. The slight orange flavor was wonderful. I did not have nor could I find the berries required so I used blueberrys which were great.I made this for the october PAC11.Thanks for your 3 recipes