Sunny Bog Scones

Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

The sweet, sunny orange blends well with the tartness of cranberries.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
water
1/2 c
sugar (divided)
1/4 c
orange flavored cranberries
orange zest
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
coarse sea salt
6 Tbsp
butter, cold (cut in cubes)
1/2 c
buttermilk
1/8 c
heavy cream
1 Tbsp
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven 350. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Measure water and 1/4 c sugar in sauce pan. Bring to a boil,add cranberries. Remove from heat and allow berries to soak for 10 min.
2In medium bowl add flour, remaining 1/4 c sugar,orange zest, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
3Work the butter in until there are no pieces larger than the size of a pea.
4Pour in butter milk and mix with large fork until there are no dry spots.
5Strain cranberries, reserving the sugar water for another use, and add to flour mixture.. Mix in with your hands.
6Turn dough out on lightly floured surface, form into a 2" thick disk.
7Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet. Brush disk with heavy cream, sprinkle top with remaining 1 T sugar. Use pastry cutter to cut dough into 8 equal triangles.
8Bake at 350 for 22-25 min.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #orange, #scone, #Cranberry