Orange & Almond Scones

Preparation info
  • Makes


    6.25-7.5 cm triangular scones
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

  • About

Almond paste adds richness and an elusive flavour to these sweet scones. If you only have marzipan, which has about a third more sugar in it than almond paste, decrease the sugar in the recipe by 2 tablespoons.


  • 390 g plain flour
  • 55 g sugar
  • 1 tablespoon


  1. Set a rack in the centre of the oven and preheat to 220°C/gas mark 7.
  2. Place the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade and pulse to mix. Add the almond paste and pulse again until the mixture is