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Cranberry-Orange Cream Scones Recipe

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A quick recipe for beginners and very easy to make home made scones.

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Servings: 8 servings
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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ¼ -inch pieces and chilled
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh orange zest

Directions

  1. 1. Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and heat the oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 2. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a mixing bowl. Add orange zest to butter and add butter to flour mixture. Mix butter into the flour with hands until the mixture resembles coarse cornmeal with a few slightly larger butter lumps. Stir in the cranberries. Stir in the cream with a rubber spatula until the dough begins to form, about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  3. 3. Turn the dough and any flour bits out onto a floured counter and knead until it forms a rough, slightly sticky ball, 5 – 10 seconds. Press the dough into a 9-inch cake pan. Flip the dough out of the pan onto the counter or cutting board, and cut into 8 wedges.
  4. 4. Place the wedges on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until the scone tops a lightly golden brown, 12 – 15 minutes, rotating the pan half way through baking. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool for at least 10 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  5. Adapted from The American’s Test Kitchen Family Baking Book.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 73g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 283  
Calories from Fat 116 41%
Total Fat 13.21g 17%
Saturated Fat 8.08g 32%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 625mg 26%
Potassium 52mg 1%
Total Carbs 38.39g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 12.22g 8%
Protein 3.62g 6%

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  • John Spottiswood
    February 9, 2009
    These were really tasty. I confess that I love scones with coffee...and these were a perfect match.
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