Orange & White Chocolate Scones

Orange & White Chocolate Scones

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Ingredients

  • 2 C flour
  • ¼ C Pioneer® Sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 6 T butter (cold), diced
  • 1 T orange zest
  • ¾ C white chocolate, grated
  • ¾ C sour cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 T cream

Glaze:

  • 1 C Pioneer® Confectioners Powdered Sugar
  • 4 T white chocolate, melted
  • 2 T orange juice
  • orange zest for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl sift together flour, Pioneer® Sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until the mixture resembles cornmeal. Stir in orange zest and grated white chocolate.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together sour cream, egg yolk and vanilla. Mix into flour and butter mixture. Stir together until dough comes together in moist clumps. Separate dough into balls for handling.
  4. Press dough out on lightly floured surface to form an 8-inch round, cut into six wedges. Transfer wedges to prepared baking sheet, spacing 1-inch apart. Brush tops lightly with cream. Bake until scones are crusty on top and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove and cool slightly.

Glaze:

  1. Mix Pioneer® Confectioners Powdered Sugar, melted white chocolate and orange juice together. Drizzle over scones. Sprinkle with orange zest if desired.
 
 
 

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