Cranberry Orange Scones

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.1
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.6 mg
  • Sodium: 275.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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adapted from recipe 27910 adapted from recipe 27910
Number of Servings: 8


    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup whole wheat flour
    1/4 cup sugar
    3 teaspoons baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 cup butter
    1/2 cup dried cranberries
    2 teaspoons grated orange rind
    1/2 cup buttermilk (or 1/2 cup milk + 1/2 Tbsp vinegar/lemon juice)
    1 egg

    Optional Glaze
    3/4 cup powdered sugar
    2-3 tablespoons orange juice


1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2 Mix together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3 Stir in cranberries and orange peel.
4 In a small bowl, mix buttermilk and egg; add to dry ingredients all at once, stirring until mixture is just moistened.
5 On a floured board, knead gently a few times, but not too much.
6 Form into a patty on an ungreased cookie sheet; cut into 8 wedges with a knife but do not move it.
7 Bake at 400 degrees F.
8 for 15-25 minutes or until light golden.
9 Mix together powdered sugar and orange juice into a glaze; drizzle over scones.
10 Separate scones and serve warm.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLEEPIGRL.

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