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Blueberry Orange Scones

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.
  • Makes
    8 scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition 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.
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  • lbennett44
    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.

  • iritnus
    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.

  • LegalSec
    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.

  • BakinGymnast
    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!

  • jav4u
    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