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Orange Prune Drop Scones

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Category: Breakfast

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Orange peel; grated
  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1 c Prunes; finely chopped
  • Sugar


Heat oven to 375° F. Grease cookie sheets. Lightly spoon flour into
measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cupsugar,
baking powder, salt and orange peel; blend well. Using pastry blender or
fork, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Add egg and enough buttermilk
until mixture leaves sides of bowl and forms a moist dough. Stir in prunes.

To form each scone, drop 1/4 cup of dough onto greased cookie sheets.
Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375° F for 13 to 16 minutes or until edges are
light golden brown.

NOTES : Substitute raisins, chopped apricots or currants for the prunes.

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