Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe

Ingredients

Scones
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • milk to brush top of scone
  • sugar to sprinkle top of scone
Icing
  • 3 Tablespoon icing sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange zest (or to taste)

Instructions

Scones
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cranberries and make a well in center. Set aside.
  3. Combine eggs, whipping cream, and orange zest. Add egg mixture into well in flour mixture.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough by folding and gently pressing dough for 10 to 12 strokes until nearly smooth. Pat or lightly roll dough into an 8-inch circle and cut into 8 wedges.
  5. Place wedges 1-inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with milk and sprinkle with additional sugar.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden. Remove scones from baking sheet. Let slightly cool and top with icing.
Icing
  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. After scones are slightly cooled, place scones on a large plate and drizzle with icing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 229

Carbohydrates: 31g

Protein: 4g

Fat: 10g

Saturated Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 41mg

Sodium: 155mg

Potassium: 147mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 13g

Vitamin A: 305IU

Calcium: 42mg

Iron: 1mg

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