Catherine Cappiello Pappas
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 6 tablespoons sugar
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 5 tablespoons cold butter, cut into ¼-inch cubes
- ½ cup raisins, chopped
- 3/4 cup whole milk, plus more for brushing
- juice of 1 orange
- raw sugar, for sprinkling
In a large bowl stir in flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and orange zest. Combine 3/4 cup milk and juice of 1 orange.
Mix in butter with fingertips until the consistency of course meal with a few slightly larger butter lumps.
Stir in cranberries and milk and orange juice.
On a floured surface, form into a ball and pat into an 8-inch circle, about ¾-inch thick.
Brush top and sides with cream and sprinkle generously with raw sugar.
Cut into 8 triangles (like you would a pie).
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly golden.
Resist eating these immediately and let them rest about 10 minutes to firm up.