Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Cranberry Orange Scones

2 cups all-purpose flour
15 teaspoons sugar, divided
3 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup cold butter
1 & 1/4 cups dried cranberries
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup cream
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk
GLAZE (optional):
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoon orange juice
In a bowl combine the flour, 10 teaspoons sugar, orange peel, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the cranberries, orange juice, cream and egg.
Add to flour mixture and stir until a soft dough forms.
On a floured surface, gently knead 6-8 times.
Pat dough into an two 8-in. circle.
Cut each circle into 4 wedges.
Separate wedges and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar.
Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to a wire rack.
Combine glaze ingredients if desired; drizzle over scones.
Best Served Warm!
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  1. Love scones. Love cranberry and orange together. Tea time or breakfast I wonder for next weekend with company? Happy Thanksgiving Linda@bushelandapickle

    1. Thanks Linda,
      I hope you have a great Thanksgiving and enjoy making the scones for company. Come again soon.

  2. Oh yum! I love scones and cranberries and oranges go are so yummy together. Thanks for sharing the recipe with SYC.

    1. Thanks Jann I also love cranberries and orange so much I add it in tea, or just water.