Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe

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Cranberry Orange Scones

JoAnn Wilson

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@armaggiora

This scones are so moist and tender. Most scones I have tried are dry, you will really enjoy these and they are so easy to make.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
7 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/3 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
orange peel, grated
1/3 c
cold butter, cubed
1 c
dried cranberries
1/4 c
orange juice
1/4 c
half and half
1
egg

ORANGE GLAZE

1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
2
Add grated orange peel and butter to sifted flour. Cut butter into the flour with two forks until well blended. Set aside.
3
In small bowl, combine cranberries, orange juice, half and half, and the slightly beaten egg. Stir until blended.
4
Add to dry ingredients, stir until soft dough forms. Do not over mix or it will toughen the scones.
5
On lightly floured surface, gently knead dough 6 to 8 times. Form dough into 1" thick circle or rectangle shape. Cut into 8 pieces.
6
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Brush tops of scones with either milk or half and half.
7
Bake for 15 min only at 400 degree oven. As soon as you remove from oven, drizzle orange glaze over each scone.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #scones, #Cranberry