Double Orange Scones with Orange Butter



  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Orange Butter

  • 1/4 cup butter , softened
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade


  1. Scones: Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well.
  2. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Add oranges, milk and egg, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface, and knead lightly 4 or 5 times.
  5. Pat dough into a 6-inch circle on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Cut into wedges; separate wedges slightly.
  7. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. Serve warm with orange butter.
  10. Orange Butter: Combine butter and orange marmalade in a small bowl, stirring well.

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