Sandy’s Scones

Orange Cranberry Scones

  • 2 c. Flour
  • 10 tsp. Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/3 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tbs. Grated Orange Peel
  • 1/3 c. Cold Butter
  • 1 c. Dried Cranberries
  • 1/4 c. Orange Juice
  • 1/4 c. Half/Half Cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbs. Milk
  • 1 c. Confectioner sugar
  • 1 tbs. Orange Juice

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Sift flour, 7 tsp. sugar, baking powder, salt and soda together in large bowl.  Stir in grated orange peel.  Cut in butter until coarse crumbs.  Set aside.

Combine cranberries, orange juice, half/half cream and egg.  Add to flour mixture and stir until soft dough.  Turn onto floured surface and knead 6-8 times.

Either drop by tablespoon or form dough into 8″ circles and cut into 10 wedges.  Separate wedges and put on ungreased baking sheet.  Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar.

Bake @ 400 for 12-15 minutes.

Cool.  Glaze with mixture of 1 cup Confectioner’s sugar and 1 tbs. orange juice.

Yummy 🙂

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