Friday, December 14, 2012

Cranberry Scones

Is there anything easier to make than scones? They make such a great breakfast or wonderful companion for tea and coffee. I just love scones plain, cheese, fruity...you name it I love it! How about you? What's your favorite addition to scones?

I have to apologies for a short post today, but sometimes even few words can be enough!
I am leaving you with delicious recipe that my family just love eating for breakfast and snack. 


Simple and delicious Cranberry Scones. Prefect for snack or breakfast

Ingredients: 
Simple and delicious Cranberry Scones. Prefect for snack or breakfast
Partially Adapted and inspired from Alton Brown from Food network recipe 
  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 Tbs. Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbs. Shortening
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 egg
  • Handful dried or fresh cranberries
Directions:
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200C)-depending on your oven, mine is the best on 400F
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Mix well. Cut in butter and shortening. 
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cream with beaten egg then add to dry ingredients. Stir in fruit. 
  4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and roll it out; cut into biscuit size rounds. 
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
Enjoy!!!!!

Wishing you healthy, warm and delicious weekend!!!!

Your friend,






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23 comments :

  1. mmmmm looks delicious! nice blog!
    -martina-

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  2. Wow those are lovely! really pretty pics! I have a think for scons ever since I went to UK first time. There's nothing better and bigger treat than cream tea - scones with clotted cream and jam. Thank you for lovely recipe!

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  3. Sandra, you've inspired me thank you! It's so long since I've made scones (it's just not very well, er, French round here and I miss them!) and your touch of cranberry for this time of year is wonderful. Happy holidays to you!

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  4. Those scones look so delicious. Perfect breakfast with some English tea. It's been a while since I made some scones, I can almost smell how fresh they are :)

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  5. These look amazing! The cranberries are so festive...

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  6. Haha that's true, even without words, your cranberry scones pictures do the excellent job! ;) When I choose muffin, I always pick blueberries, but cranberries have to be with scones! I dream about having tea and scone with you one day! xo

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  7. Definitely one of my favorite scone flavors. They look fantastic!

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  8. So fluffy and perfect for breakfast :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  9. I love that you used cream and how festive these are...cuuuute tea cup!!

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  10. I think I wouldn't be able to answer if there is anything easier than scones.. I never tried making them..still :D

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  11. Scones is one of my favorite breakfast foods! Yours looks absolutely perfect, especially with those oozing cranberries!

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  12. Sandra these scones sound wonderful for a breakfast . Your photos are so pretty too they make me want to go in the kitchen and get baking.

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  13. Cranberry scones are one of my favorites!

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  14. I've never tried making scones. These look delish!

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  15. It's been far too long since I stopped by your blog. I adore cranberry scones, and hope to make a similar treat (low carb of course!) for Christmas Day!

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  16. Absolutely loving your scones! Cranberries are just the perfect adddition for the holiday season! Dont worry about the short post. After all a picture is worth a thousand words!

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  17. I love baking scones too, they are so easy to put together and even more easy to eat:D I must say your scones do look really festive and tempting!

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  18. Ooh yeah, the cranberry recipes are coming out...and scones always get me excited. A friend of mine use to make cranberry and white chocolate scones that were to-die for...so I'm sure this is just delicious, too...specially with shortening :) hehehe. I do like shortening...shhhhhhh...LOL!

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  19. Perfect breakfast. I like the addition of the cranberries. Very good looking scones!

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  20. i thought these were the prettiest scones ever that i even shared on facebook a few days ago :)

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  21. I love scones--these would be perfect for Christmas morning!

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  22. Please check your quantity of baking powder. I would think that 4 teaspoons would be enough for 2 cups of flour. 4 tablespoons would be way too much.

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    1. Oh I see...It was typo error!!! I did wrote with lowercase letters but instead of tsp I wrote tbs, and it didn't catch my eye. Thank you so much, and sorry for the confusion!

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