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Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe

Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe

I can’t wait to try this recipe!!! This is from http://www.tasteofhome.com!

Ingredients:

• 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
• 10 teaspoons sugar, divided
• 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
• 2 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/3 cup cold butter
• 1 cup dried cranberries
• 1/4 cup orange juice
• 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
• 1 egg
• 1 tablespoon milk

GLAZE (optional):

• 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
• 1 tablespoon orange juice

ORANGE BUTTER:

• 1/2 cup butter, softened
• 2 to 3 tablespoons orange marmalade

Directions:

• In a large bowl, combine the flour, 7 teaspoons 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 the
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-in.
circle. Cut into 10 wedges. Separate wedges and place on an
ungreased baking sheet. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining
sugar.
• Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove
to a wire rack.
• Combine glaze ingredients if desired; drizzle over scones. Combine
orange butter ingredients; serve with warm scones. Yield: 10
scones.

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 331 calories, 17 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 396 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein

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