Orange currant scones

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 tablespoons Orange juice
½ cup Currants
3 cups Flour
5 tablespoons Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ pounds Butter
⅔ cup Milk
1 Egg

preheat oven to 375. plump the currants in the orange juice. cut butter into dry ingredients. add the currants, nuts, and juice, and the orange zest if using fresh juice. add milk to dry ingred. stir just until mixed. do not overmix. turn dough onto floured board and form into round about i inch high. cut into 8 wedges and place 1 inch apart on baking sheet stacked on top of another baking sheet.

Keeps the bottom from browning too much. bake about 25 minutes.

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