Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Orange Pecan Scones


I want to thank everyone who has stopped by here to visit. Your comments warm my heart and I love visiting your blogs--you are all wonderful ladies with such great ideas to share! Here is the recipe for orange pecan scones--I hope you love them as much as I do. Since they are drop scones (and I use my food processor), they are also pretty quick and easy.

Orange Pecan Scones
  • 1/2 c. butter, in pieces
  • 1 3/4 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 c. chopped pecans
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • grated zest of one orange
  • 1/2 c. orange juice
  • 1 egg, beaten

For glaze:

  • 1/2 c. confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tbsp. orange juice
  • 12 pecan halves

Scones: Combine dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, chopped pecans, sugar & zest) in food processor*, and using pulse, cut in butter til it looks like a coarse meal--be careful not to over process. Add orange juice and beaten egg and combine until just mixed. Drop 12 equal lumps of dough onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 - 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

* or use a pastry cutter and mix by hand.

Glaze: Combine confectioner's sugar and orange juice, mixing til smooth. Spread a little glaze on each scone and top with a pecan half.

Makes 1 dozen.

These are best eaten right after they are baked!

15 comments:

  1. mmm, may be I should make som orange pecan scones, they look good!

    You have a question on my blog: yes I have made the tea-quilt, it is on my kitchen wall. And I have made the blue hearts too, I have they in our bedroom. And thank you for your nice comments at my blog! :)

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  2. Dear Debbie,
    Thank you for sharing the recipe. I have guests coming to stay soon and these will be perfect to add to my breaskfast menu. They look and so wonderful.
    This photo you took is so pretty too!

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  3. hello Debbie! thank you for linking to my site, but unfortently it is not my blog, it is wrong Hulda.. :-) My webadress is: http://huldals.blogspot.com
    In your link you have forgotten the l in huldals, it stands for my last names. I`m happy for the link. :)

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  4. Dear Debbie, these sound so yummy. I love to have things like this is the freezer to bake off as i like. I will make some this weekend. Thank you for sharing !! Clarice

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  5. Joanne8:44 AM

    Hello Debbie,
    I have come by to say "hello" thanks to Mrs. Staggs, and to enjoy your lovely blog! I adore vintage collecting! I also love the excuse of a British Tea Party with jam and scones, so thank you for that recipe. I will give it a try this weekend.
    Clarice is a dear friend of mine, whose blog I also love to read.
    Thank you for the lovely visit!

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  6. They sound yummy! I'll have to try these next time we have an afternoon tea or a brunch! Thanks for the recipe!

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  7. Anonymous11:06 PM

    Yum! Thansk for the recipe and thanks for a fun blog to come visiting. ~Jody

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  8. I love scones!!!! Thanks for the recipe!

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  9. Oh my goodness. These are fantastic! Thank you for posting this recipe.

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  10. I am loving your blog.

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  11. Anonymous2:20 PM

    Hi Debbie,
    Have just found your lovely blog, I love the sound of your 'Orange Pecan Scones' but could I ask does the 'c' in the list of ingredients mean cup (eg 1/2 c. butter etc). Its just here in the Uk I have not come across this on any recipes!
    Sorry for my ignorance!!!
    Best wishes
    Wendy

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  12. Hi Wendy!
    Yes, the c. abbreviation is for cup. I must remember to be more specific in future...if you have any other questions, don't hesitate to ask :)
    Thanks for stopping by,
    Deb

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  13. Anonymous8:47 AM

    Hi Deb
    Have at last got round to making these scones! They are lovely, although nothing like the scones in the UK, these are much lighter and extremely yummy!!!
    Thank you so much for sharing.
    Love and light
    Wendy x

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  14. I love your blog! I have tried many of your recipes and enjoyed them all! Thank you!

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