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Topping For Scones

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This topping for scones is richly embellished with cherries and almonds and flavored with cinnamon and orange juice. Quick and easy to make, these are best served for lunch or tea!
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Orange rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Chopped cherries and almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Halve the cherries and chop the almonds.
Sieve the dry ingredients together.
Rub in the butter and add the orange rind, orange juice, chopped cherries and almonds.
Sprinkle this mixture over the dough and press well down.
Bake at 400° F for 25 - 30 minutes, or until done.
Cut into squares.
Serve hot for lunch, tea or breakfast.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 842 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.5%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 5.4 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 101.6 g

Protein 7 g14.2%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 24.2%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 18.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Topping For Scones Recipe