ORANGE PECAN SCONES

April 21, 2010

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Serving Size : 0
Preparation Time: 0:00
Categories : Bread Breakfast

1/2 cup butter
1 3/4 cups flour
1/3 plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup pecans — chopped and toasted
Grated orange peel of one orange
1/2 cup orange juice
1 egg — beaten

Cut butter into flour until crumbly. Add sugar, baking powder, soda, and mix well. Stir in pecans and orange peel.

Mix together the 1/2 cup orange juice and 1 beaten egg. Add to batter just until mixed.

Drop 12 mounds of batter on greased baking sheet. Bake 375° 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown. Cool.

Topping: Mix well. Spread small amount in center of each scone. Top with pecan half.

Yield: “12 ”


Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 2103 Calories; 136g Fat (57.4% calories from fat); 35g Protein; 192g Carbohydrate; 11g Dietary Fiber; 460mg Cholesterol; 2373mg Sodium. Exchanges: 11 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1 Fruit; 26 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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