Orange Spice Scones

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://blogjar.blogspot.com/2010/02/mad-about-scones.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

3 teaspoons of sugar
teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons orange peel
cup cold butter, sliced into chunks
1/4 cup molasses
3 teaspoons orange marmalade
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 egg, slightly beaten
6 teaspoons half'n'half

Preparation

1
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and orange peel in large bowl
2
Cut in butter until dry mixture resembles coarse crumbs
3
Stir in molasses, pumpkin pie spice, and egg. Stir JUST ENOUGH TO MIX
4
Stir in half'n'half a bit at a time, just enough to pull the dough away from the bowl
5
Turn onto well-floured surface and knead 8 - 10 times.
6
Gently roll-out or pat out dough. Use cookie cutters or a glass to cut out round bits of dough
7
Put onto cookie sheet, bake 9 minutes
8
Brush scones slightly with two parts half'n'half and one part molasses
9
Bake another 2-3 minutes
10
Remove from pan
11
Enjoy warm with tea and essays about Victorian Women's literature

Tools

 



Yield:

4

Added:

Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 5:44am

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