Saturday, March 8, 2008

Cranberry Orange Scones

CRANBERRY ORANGE SCONES

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter
1/2 dried cranberries
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 large egg

Glaze:
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons orange juice


In a bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Cut in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cranberries and zest. Measure buttermilk into small bowl. Break egg in and beat together. Pour into dry ingredients and mix with a fork. Use your hands to get mixture into a ball. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicon mat and form the batter into a large circle, about 10 inches. Cut it into 8 triangles, leave on baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-25 minutes, until golden on top. Mix powdered sugar and juice into a glaze and dribble over the scones.

6 comments:

Emiline said...

Anj! Those are beautiful scones! They look just like the ones at Starbucks.
Except better.

Anj said...

Thanks, Em. Yes, they are very similar to the scones at Starbucks, maybe a little more moist. I should try my hand at the maple ones, they are my favorite.

Kevin said...

Scones with cranberries and orange sound really good.

Bellini Valli said...

I love scones of all kinds Anj. Cranberries and orange are a match made in heaven:D

Alejandra said...

I LOVE scones but for some reason have never gotten around to making any. I might have to give these a shot!!

Catherine Wilkinson said...

Oh these look so great! I love scones, with coffee, and butter.
I mean, the butter on the scones, not in the coffee...lol!