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Orange Ginger Scones Recipe

Orange Ginger Scones Recipe

A sprinkling of sugar tops off these tender treats with a touch of sweetness. I like to serve them hot with butter and jam.—Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, ginger, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk sour cream and egg; add to dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in orange peel.
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Divide dough in half. Pat each portion into a 7-in. circle; cut each into six wedges.
  • 3. Separate wedges and place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 196 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.