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Orange Almond Scones

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“These are a little more involved than some scones, but still quick and delicious. I love them with raspberry jam and whipped cream. Wonderful in the morning or at teatime.”
12-16 scones

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix together liguids with egg and extract, beat well with a fork (a 2 cup measuring cup is perfect for this.).
  3. Mix together in a separate bowl flour, baking powder and soda, and salt.
  4. Cut in butter until fine granules form.
  5. Stir in sugar, almonds and orange peel.
  6. Add egg mixture and stir with a fork until a soft dough forms, add a little extra milk if needed.
  7. Turn out onto a board and give 5-6 kneads.
  8. Divide dough in half and pat into circles on an ungreased cookie sheet; cut each circle into 6-8 wedges, depending what size scone you want.
  9. For crisper scones seperate wedges on the sheet.
  10. Bake about 25 minutes or until medium brown.

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