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Festive Fruited Scones

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Diced dried fruits 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Apricots, Apples Or Prunes)
  Orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Cut in butter until the mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Add fruit and orange peel.
Stir in buttermilk until a soft dough forms.
Turn onto a floured board; knead gently for 2-3 minutes.
Shape into a ball.
Roll into a 7-in.circle.
Cut into 10 wedges; place on a greased baking sheet.
Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked

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