Mandarin Orange Scones With Orange Butter

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by HokiesMom

From a TOH booklet. These are a wonderfully flavorful scone with the additoin of the chopped mandarin oranges. Serve with the orange butter and you have a very delicious treat! These are best when served warm.

Top Review by Chef Edlear

Very tasty, easy to make, great aroma, what more could you ask? I grew up on scones, and these are close to our family's style. Best warm, but the next day, the orange flavor is more noticeable. Even then, it's a subtle flavor. I increased the butter by 1 tablespoon, and used skim milk. Thanks for this variation on a classic, HokiesLady!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking powder, orange peel and salt.
  2. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Combine the egg and milk in a separate bowl and then add to the crumb mixture.
  4. Fold in chopped mandarin oranges just until moistened.
  5. Mix together additional sugar and cinnamon.
  6. Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead gently 10 times.
  7. Pat into a 6 inch circle and then sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Cut into eight wedges, separate and place onto a greased baking sheet.
  9. Bake at 400F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Remove from pan to a wire rack.
  11. Prepare the orange butter by beating butter and marmalade together in a small bowl until fluffy.
  12. Serve the scones warm with the prepared butter.

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