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Cranberry Orange Scones
Cranberries and orange add extra flavor to this English quick bread.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Baking time: 17 minutes


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    3 tablespoons sugar
    2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    2 teaspoons grated orange peel
    1/3 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter
    1/2 cup dried cranberries
    1 egg, beaten
    4 to 6 tablespoons half & half

    1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

    Orange Butter
  • 1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade

Cranberry Orange Scones

Preparation ¨ Heat oven to 400° F. Combine flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and orange peel in medium bowl; cut in 1/3 cup butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in cranberries, 1 egg and just enough half & half until dough leaves sides of bowl.

¨ Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly 10 times. Roll into 9-inch circle. Place onto ungreased baking sheet; cut into 12 wedges. (Do not separate.)

¨ Brush with 1 beaten egg; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake for 17 to 19 minutes or until golden brown. Cut wedges apart; immediately remove from baking sheet.

¨ Meanwhile, combine 1/2 cup butter and orange marmalade in small mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Serve butter with warm scones. 1 dozen sconesNutrition Facts (1 scone plus 1 tablespoon Orange Butter)
Calories 240
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 240 mg
©Land O'Lakes, Inc. 1992

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