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Westbrook Inn Cranberry Orange Scones

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Cooking Time:

12-15 minutes

Yield:

Makes 10 scones

Ingredients

  • 2 c. flour
  • 10 tsp. sugar - divided
  • 1 tbsp. grated orange peel
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1/3 c. cold butter
  • 1 c. cranberries
  • ¼ c. orange juice
  • ¼ c. ½ & ½ cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. Milk

Directions

In bowl combine flour, 7 tsp. sugar, orange peel, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside. In a small bowl combine cranberries, orange juice , cream and egg. Add to flour mixture and stir until a soft dough forms. On a floured surface gently knead 6-8 times. Pat dough into an 8 inch circle. Cut into 10 wedges. Separate wedges and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Brush with milk then sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake 400 degrees 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Combine glaze ingredients if desired and drizzle over scones. Combine orange butter ingredients, serve with warm scones. Makes 10 scones.

 

Glaze: (optional)
½ c. confectioners’ sugar
1 tbsp orange juice

Orange Butter:
½ c. butter, softened
2-3 tbsp. Orange marmalade