Orange Raisin Scones
Recipe from "ShurFine Natural Raisins" box.
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
2 Tbsp. orange zest (or more!)
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup unsalted Butter, chilled
1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup sour cream
Whisk flour, half of sugar, orange zest, baking powder, and salt in large bowl.
Add butter and cut into flour mixture with pastry blender, or blend in food processor for 10 second pulses; mixture should resemble corn meal. Add raisins.
Whisk sour cream and egg in small bowl. Add to flour mixture and toss until moist clumps form.
Pour flour mixture onto lightly floured surface and gently knead until dough comes together. Divide dough into small circles or triangles. Sprinkle with remaining sugar and cinnamon; press into dough so that it sticks. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 12-16.
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