Cranberry Orange Scones

Great for breakfast or afternoon tea.

Cranberry Orange Scones
Cranberry Orange Scones

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    C all purpose flour

  • 10

    tsp sugar - divided

  • 1

    Tbl grated orange peel

  • 2

    tsp baking powder

  • 1/2

    tsp salt

  • 1/4

    tsp baking soda

  • 1/3

    C unsalted COLD butter, cut in cubes

  • 1

    C dried cranberries

  • 1/4

    C orange juice

  • 1/4

    C half and half cream

  • 1

    egg, room temperature, lightly beaten

  • 1

    Tbl milk

Directions

Heat oven to 400 degrees In a bowl. combine the 7 teaspoons of sugar, orange peel, baking powder, salt , flour and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs, set aside. In a small bowl, combine cranberries, orange juice, cream and egg. Add to flour mixture and stir until a soft dough forms. Turn out on a floured surface, gently knead 6 to 8 times. Pat dough into an 8 inch circle, cut into 10 wedges. Separate wedges and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with milk, sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm if desired with orange butter: Blend 1/2 C softened butter with 2 to 3 tablespoons orange marmalade

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