Sunny Bog Scones

1
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

How to Make Sunny Bog Scones

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.

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About Sunny Bog Scones

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