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sunny bog scones

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Joan Penney
Platte City, MO

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sunny bog scones

  • 1/4 c
  • 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
  • 1/8 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make sunny bog scones

  • 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.