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Orange chocolate chip scones

Orange Chocolate Chip Scones

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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: orange chocolate chip scones, orange chip scones
Servings: 8 scones
Author: Dawn Yucuis


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Orange icing-
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons of orange juice


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Greased a baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and orange zest. Cut in the butter with a fork or a pastry cutter. Toss in the mini chocolate chips
  • In another bowl combine the egg, orange juice, and milk. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Mix by hand just until ingredients are combined. Form into a ball.
  • On a floured surface form the ball into an 8-inch circle. Cut into 8 wedges. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake the scones for about 15 minutes or until the edges start to turn a light brown.
  • Cool on a cooling rack.
  • As the scones are cooling. Mix together the powdered sugar, orange zest, and orange juice. Beat until smooth. Drizzle over cooled scones.