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Blueberry Orange Scones Recipe

Blueberry Orange Scones Recipe

Tender, flaky and moist, these buttery scones are studded with juicy blueberries. They’re great for breakfast, brunch or as a midday snack with coffee or tea! Katy Radtke - Appleton, WI
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk and orange juice just until moistened. Gently fold in blueberries.
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; gently knead 10 times. Pat into an 8-in. circle. Cut into eight wedges. Separate wedges and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 scones.
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 198 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 509mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Blueberry Orange Scones

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lbennett44
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2015

"Wow. I don't know if it was something I did or didn't do but these were awful. First, I think the heat was too high because they browned but were not done all the way through. Second, they just were, awful. I love scones and these were tasteless and gross. Waste of time. I'm so disappointed."

MY REVIEW
iritnus
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"I baked these one night to serve the next morning for breakfast. My husband and I love them! Tender and flavorful and it doesn't wreck our calorie-counts."

MY REVIEW
LegalSec
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"Definitely needs more sugar in the batter and sprinkling on top. Batter was too thick and hard to fold in blueberries, also a tad dry. Will not make these again without making some changes to it."

MY REVIEW
BakinGymnast
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2011

"Very good! I didn't have any buttermilk, so I just used fat-free milk instead. I also didn't have any orange peel, but they still turned out great!"

MY REVIEW
jav4u
Reviewed May. 4, 2009

"Katy

Sconces are so good, and i would love ones with real bluberries, since they are really good for us..recipe is a keeper...
hot cup of coffee?..lol
Jackie"

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