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Buttermilk Raspberry Tea scones with orange glaze. 



I usually make these for brunch but, can be served really anytime if day. I’m not a huge sweets person so these are just great for me with just a little sweetness added into them. I always use brown sugar instead of traditional white sugar for these. Somehow I like the flavor of the brown sugar rather than the white. You can use either fresh raspberries or store bought frozen ones for these as well. So pretty with a hint of sweetness. 

2 1/2 cups flour

2/3 cup buttermilk 

1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons cut into cubes

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 orange squeezed or 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice

1 cup confection sugar

1/2 cup fresh raspberries

In a stand mixer add flour, baking powder,salt and mix.  Cut butter Into small cubes and add little by little to flour mixture till mix looks like a crumble. Next add in sugar. Incorporate sugar into dough. Now, add in buttermilk and raspberries. Mix till dough forms into a stiff ball. Remove and by using your hands  form dough into a better shaped round mound by sprinkling flour all over. Take 2 pieces of wax paper, place one piece of wax paper on the bottom of your counter, add dough and place the 2nd piece on top. With a rolling pin roll out dough to about 1 to an 1 1/2 half inch thickness. Remove top layer of wax paper and cut 8 triangular shapes out of dough. Place into a 375 degree oven for 12 mins till tops are slightly browned. 

Glaze: 

In a med sized bowl add confection sugar and juice of 1 whole orange or about 3 to 4 tablespoons of orange juice. Mix till glaze is thick but also a little runny. Drizzle glaze all over warm scones and enjoy. 

Cooking time: approx 12 mins

Serves 8 peeps

EDV,KF

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About wickeddeliciouskate

Avid Recipe writer, cook, Wife and mom of 2 beautiful girls. Writing recipes for any and "all" diets has become a obsessive passion of mine. I am a home-trained cook who was taught very early by my wonderful mother. I wish to full-fill "her" dream and now mine of writing my very own cookbook someday. The passion and inspiration that cooking and writing recipes ( for me) is like no other. It's what I live for and love to do. It's like a high that I would never want to come down from.

3 responses »

  1. These look delicious!!

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  2. Oh my goodness, these scones look amazing!

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