Mean Chef's Orange Scones

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by spatchcock

Source: "Berries: A Country Garden Cookbook"

Top Review by BothFex

Loved these! Topped them with some some butter icing I had leftover from a previous recipe. Whisked in some OJ and orange zest to loosen the refrigerated icing and spread over the warm scones. A bit like orange cinnamon rolls.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in cuisinart.
  3. Add butter and process to cornmeal consistency.
  4. Dump into bowl. Whisk egg and cream together. Add egg and cream mixture to flour and mix with fork until just blended. If it appears too dry, add a bit more cream.
  5. Knead dough for 1 minute and roll to 8 x 14 inch rectangle on a floured board.
  6. Brush dough with melted butter, sprinkle with sugar and zest.
  7. Roll thge long side up jelly roll fashion, seal seam. With your hands, even up the roll and trim off the ends.
  8. Cut into 4 even pieces.
  9. Place cut side down on parchment lined sheet pan.
  10. Press slightly to flatten.
  11. Bake about 15 minutes or until golden. If bottoms brown too quickly, double-pan.
  12. The scones are done when you can just lift them off of the sheetpan without having them fall apart.
  13. Serving Ideas: Serve with berries and whipped cream.

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