Cranberry Scones Recipe

Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team Published March 20, 2020

Nothing like freshly baked scones in the morning!

How To Make Cranberry Scones

  • 3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 stick butter (ice-cold, cut into small chunks)
  • 2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup cranberries (chopped fresh or frozen, sweetened to taste, and drained thoroughly)
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and sugar and mix thoroughly.
  3. Cut butter into dry mixture with a pastry blender, until mixture resembles course meal. Chill for 10 minutes.
  4. Add cranberries and mix well until cranberries are coated with flour mixture.
  5. Add buttermilk, a little at a time, mixing until al ingredients are moistened and flour mixture forma a dough consistency.
  6. Gather into a ball and knead about 15 times on a flour-covered board or table. Roll out dough to a 1-inch thickness.
  7. Cut out scones with a floured, heart-shaped 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet, close together, but not touching.
  8. Brush tops with buttermilk and sprinkle with sugar, Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot with orange marmalade and Devonshire cream.

How To Make Cranberry Scones

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Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 stick butter, ice-cold, cut into small chunks
  • 2 cup buttermilk 
  • 1 cup cranberries, chopped fresh or frozen, sweetened to taste, and drained thoroughly

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and sugar and mix thoroughly.

  3. Cut butter into dry mixture with a pastry blender, until mixture resembles course meal. Chill for 10 minutes.

  4. Add cranberries and mix well until cranberries are coated with flour mixture.

  5. Add buttermilk, a little at a time, mixing until al ingredients are moistened and flour mixture forma a dough consistency.

  6. Gather into a ball and knead about 15 times on a flour-covered board or table. Roll out dough to a 1-inch thickness. 

  7. Cut out scones with a floured, heart-shaped 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet, close together, but not touching. 

  8. Brush tops with buttermilk and sprinkle with sugar, Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot with orange marmalade and Devonshire cream.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 173mg
  • Calories: 284kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 29g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 99mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 442mg
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Vitamin A: 542IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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