Tangerine Scones Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Tangerines
Prep Time - 20 Minutes
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This is an unexpected, delicious treat. Tangerine Scones will hit the spot, their sweet tangerine flavor is such a welcomed change from the ordinary scones. You will be delighted with this recipe, it’s easy to make and the lemon glaze really tops them off. A must try!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine, chilled and cut into slices
  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 egg whites, beaten
  • 4 Sunkist® tangerines
  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tsp. Sunkist® lemon, grated peel
  • 2 1/2 tsp. freshly squeezed Sunkist® lemon juice

Instructions: (Makes 12 servings)

  • In bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cardamom, baking soda and salt. Stir to combine. Add butter or margarine and mix in using pastry blender or two knives until crumbly; set aside.Wash and peel tangerines. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces, removing seeds; drain well. Stir into dry mixture. In small bowl, combine yogurt and eggs whites. Blend into dry ingredients; dough will be soft. Flour a cutting board and place dough on board. Sprinkle top with additional flour and pat out into a 9-inch round. Cut into twelve wedges. Spray a cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Using a spatula, place scone wedges on cookie sheet and bake in preheated 350°F oven for 18-22 minutes until golden brown. Cool slightly. In small bowl, mix confectioners sugar, lemon peel and juice. Brush glaze on each scone and serve.