Orange Thyme Scone

Orange Thyme Scone
Orange Thyme Scone

This is a cream scone (not butter) made by Alki Pastry Chef Jane Gibson — the extra fat in the heavy cream takes place of the butter. This produces a light fluffy scone.

Orange Thyme Scone

Serves 10


2 cup flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons dried Thyme
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate

  1. In a medium size bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and thyme.
  2. Add cream, orange zest and orange juice concentrate and mix until just combined.
  3. Scoop on to baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Sprinkle with a little thyme salt.
  5. Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Makes 2 dozen mini-scones or 1 dozen large scones.
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