• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    These Ricotta Drop Scones are quick to make with buttermilk and ricotta cheese, loaded with raisins and pecans with a hint of orange zest. Sprinkle them with some powdered sugar and serve them with this orange flavored ricotta spread and you've got one yummy breakfast. 

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup raisins
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    • 1 cup ricotta cheese
    • 1 tbsp brown sugar (packed)
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 tsp orange zest
    • 1/3 cup buttermilk
    • 2 tbsp vegetable oil (or canola oil)
    • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 3 tbsp brown sugar (packed)
    • 1 tbsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 4 tbsp butter (unsalted, cold)
    • 1/3 cup pecans (chopped)
    • 1 egg (beaten)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 231 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 18.33%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 24.43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 34 mg 11.31%
    • Sodium: 304 mg 12.66%
    • Calcium: 85 mg 8.49%
    • Potassium: 117 mg 3.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.55%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.51%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4.32%
    • Vitamin C 0.54%
    • Vitamin D 0.53%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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