Orange and Sage Scones

The combination of sage and orange peel adds sweet-savory flavor notes to scones. Include these scones in a holiday or brunch bread basket. Photo credit: Sydney Kramer from The Crepes of Wrath

Serves: 12
Serving Size: 1 scone
15 mins Prep time 30 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
30 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, sage, orange peel and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  • Beat eggs, sour cream and vanilla in medium bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in 1/4 cup of cheese. Add to flour mixture; stir until a soft dough forms. Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead about 1 minute or until smooth. Place dough on greased baking sheet. Pat into a 10-inch circle. Score top of dough with sharp knife into 12 wedges. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

  • Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly on wire rack. Cut into 12 wedges to serve.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 236Cholesterol: 68mg
  • Sodium: 244mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g

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