Raisin-Orange Scones

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


This is an easy and delicious morning treat!

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5 Min


15 Min




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

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy