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Orange Clementine Scones

Orange Clementine Scones

  • Author: Marty Boyd
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American



  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter ( very cold……even frozen )
  • 1/2 cup clementine section, chopped
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1 egg
  • Zest of one clementine
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract


  1. Preheat oven to 400*
  2. Mix all dry ingredients.
  3. Grate butter ( or cut into small pieces) using large wholes on a box grater.
  4. Work butter into dry ingredients with hands until mixture is the size of small peas.
  5. Stir in clementine pieces.
  6. Whisk half and half, egg, zest, and orange extract until well blended.
  7. Stir egg mixture into dry ingredients. Mix until just blended.
  8. Dump mixture onto well floured surface. For into an 8 inch circle.
  9. Cut into 8 wedge pieces.
  10. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet about an inch apart. If desired brush with egg was (1egg beaten with 2 tablespoons water) and sprinkle with sugar.
  11. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until , golden and fully baked. Scones will be firm to the touch.

Keywords: orange, scone, bake, breakfast, brunch