Orange Scones
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A buttery scones freshened up with orange zest and orange juice.
Serves: 8
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons orange zest
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • Orange Glaze
  • 1½ cups confectioners sugar, sifted (measure then sift)
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice (may need more)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a baking pan with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a stand-alone mixer fitted with a paddle attachment mix together the flour, salt, baking powder, orange zest and granulated sugar. Add cold cubed butter and mix on low-speed until course crumbs forms - careful not to over-mix.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg, orange juice, milk, and vanilla then add it to the mixer and mix until dough comes together. It will be crumbly.
  4. Flour a clean service and knead dough just a bit until it comes together. Form it into a circle about 1 inch in thickness. Use a knife or pizza cutter to cut scones into 8 wedges. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 10-14 minutes or until edges are slightly golden. Mine baked for 11 minutes. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack to cool.
  5. While scones are cooling, add all the glaze ingredients into a bowl and whisk - glaze will be slightly thick but should drizzle off a spoon. Use the spoon to spread glaze over cooled scones. Let stand until glaze is set.
Recipe by Stuck On Sweet at