Today's Tip
To prevent burning saucepan when boiling milk, sprinkle bottom of the pan with granulated sugar. Let it get hot, then pour in the milk. It also keeps milk from boiling over More Tips





Detailed, Step by Step Instructions and Explanations. Fully Illustrated. Both US and Metric Measurements. Nutrition Facts. Preparation Time. Cooking Time. Waiting Time. All Recipes Tried and True. Get Your Fill of the Platinum Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipes Collection.









The Internet's Most Comprehensive Recipes Collection

Buy Now!                                    







Orange Almond Buttermilk Scones



Ingredients:

3 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
1 roll almond paste, 7 ounces, chilled
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon pure almond extract
Sugar and crushed almonds, optional garnish


Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or butter and flour them.
2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
3. Cut butter into the flour mixture using a pastry blender or food processor until mixture has a coarse texture, with small-pea-size pieces of butter visible.
4. Using the large-hole side of a box grater, grate the chilled almond paste into the bowl of flour mixture and toss until completely mixed in.
5. In a medium bowl using an electric mixer, mix orange rind, buttermilk, 1 egg and almond extract, until well blended.
6. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture and stir vigorously until dough forms a ball.
7. Turn out onto a lightly floured work table and knead 6 to 8 turns. Shape into a rectangle and roll out to a 1/2 inch thickness.
8. Using a 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter, cut out scones and place on the cookie sheets.
9. In a small bowl, beat remaining egg with a tablespoon of water. Use this to brush the tops of the scones.
10. If desired, sprinkle the tops with sugar and-or crushed almonds.
11. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on wire racks.













         ©2007-2017 PlatinumRecipesCollection.com All rights Reserved.