Fruited Buttermilk Scones Recipe

Step 1

In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Cut in butter and maple syrup. Stir in fruit and orange peel. Make a well in center of this mixture; pour in buttermilk. Stir until moistened. Pat dough into a ball, and knead on floured surface for 3 minutes. Shape into a dome. Place on lightly oiled cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Then, with sharp knife, score top into quarters, making cut 1/2" deep. Continue baking another 20 minutes; top will be golden brown when finished.

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2ts Baking powder
  • 1/4ts Baking soda
  • 1/2c Butter, small pieces
  • 4tb Maple syrup
  • 1 Peach or nectarine, diced
  • 1/2ts Orange peel, grated
  • 1/2c Buttermilk
  • 1/4ts Nutmeg

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