Sunny Bog Scones

Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat 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.
2
In medium bowl add flour, remaining 1/4 c sugar,orange zest, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
3
Work the butter in until there are no pieces larger than the size of a pea.
4
Pour in butter milk and mix with large fork until there are no dry spots.
5
Strain cranberries, reserving the sugar water for another use, and add to flour mixture.. Mix in with your hands.
6
Turn dough out on lightly floured surface, form into a 2" thick disk.
7
Transfer 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.
8
Bake 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