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Fruited Scones

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped dried mixed fruit 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nonfat buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in dried fruit. Add buttermilk, stirring with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.
2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour evenly over work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface, and knead 10 to 12 times. Roll dough into an 8-inch circle, and cut into 10 wedges. Brush evenly with skim milk.
3. Transfer wedges to a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with 2 teaspoons sugar. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Servings: 
6

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