Saturday, June 14, 2014

Cranberry Orange Scones

These are sinfully yummy and one feels so British eating them.

2 cups flour
1 TBS baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup plus 2 TBS cream
1TBS orange zest
1 cup dried cranberries plumped in 4 TBS orange juice (boil juice, take off heat and soak cranberries for 30 mins)
1/4 cup sugar

Heat oven to 425 degrees

Cream butter, sugar, eggs. Add. 1/2 cup cream and ornate zest. Add flour, powder, salt, cinnamon. Squeeze juice out of cranberries and add to dough. Roll into a circle, 1/2 inch thick.  Spread additional 2 TBS cream on circle and sprinkle with the 1/4 cup sugar. Cut circle into 12 wedges. Bake on a greased cookie sheet 12-15 minutes

Cool slightly on a rack before serving.

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