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                            SESAME ORANGE SCONES
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Sesame seeds
    3       tb           Grated orange rind
    3       c            Unsifted all-purpose flour
    3       tb           Light-brown sugar
    1       tb           Baking powder
      3/4   ts           Salt
      3/4   c            Vegetable shortening
    1       c            Orange juice
    3       tb           Granulated sugar
 
   1. Heat oven to 425'F. Grease baking sheet. Set aside
   1 T sesame seeds and 1 T orange rind. In large bowl,
   combine flour, remaining sesame seeds and orange rind,
   the brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. With pastry
   blender or 2 knives, cut in shortening until mixture
   resembles coarse crumbs.
   
   2. Reserve 1 T orange juice. Add remaining orange
   juice to dry ingredients and mix lightly with fork
   until mixture clings together and fon-ns a soft dough.
   
   3. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and
   knead gently 5 or 6 times. Divide dough in half, With
   lightly floured rolling pin, roll one half of dough
   into a 7-inch round. Cut into 4 wedges. Repeat with
   remaining half of dough.
   
   4. Place scones, 1 inch apart, on greased baking
   sheet. Pierce tops with tines of fork. In small
   saucepan, heat reserved orange juice and the
   granulated sugar to boiling; stir in reserved orange
   rind and brush over tops of scones. Sprinkle with
   reserved sesame seeds.
   
   5. Bake scones 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
   Brush again with orange glaze. Serve warm
   Submitted By SJOFNM@AOL.COM  On   9 JUL 1995 135557
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