Cranberry Orange Scones

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Sue Lau

A must-have around the holidays, but nice to make all year round.

Top Review by amanda_c

The flavor of these was excellent. I prefer my scones a little more dense and less cakey than this but overall very good. These weren't dry at all and went together easily.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in cranberries and orange peel.
  4. In a small bowl, mix buttermilk and egg; add to dry ingredients all at once, stirring until mixture is just moistened.
  5. On a floured board, knead gently a few times, but not too much.
  6. Form into a patty on an ungreased cookie sheet; cut into 8 wedges with a knife but do not move it.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees F.
  8. for 15-25 minutes or until light golden.
  9. Mix together powdered sugar and orange juice into a glaze; drizzle over scones.
  10. Separate scones and serve warm.

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