Cranberry Scones

Total Time
50mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
20 mins

Delicious served warm with lots of butter. Please read Diana#2's review!! She has had a wonderful idea for Christmas gifts for friends. I am so delighted that she choose my Cranberry Scones to make gift bottles. Her instructions are great and the photo is wonderful. Thanks Diana !!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Beat buttermilk and egg in small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, measure flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Cut in butter until mixture resembles small peas.
  5. Mix in cranberries, sugar and orange rind.
  6. Add buttermilk mixture and stir until soft dough forms.
  7. Using your hands, form dough into a large ball and place on floured surface.
  8. Knead about 10 times Pat into two circles about 1 inch thick, place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Score the tops of both circles to make 8 wedges on each, if making for a buffet, for regular scones, score each circle into 4 wedges.
  10. Bake scones for 15-20 minutes.
  11. While still warm, brush with butter and sprinkle with icing sugar.