Cranberry Scones

Cranberry Scones

Is there anything easier to make than scones? They make such a great breakfast and a wonderful companion for tea or coffee. Cranberry scones are such an amazing afternoon treat.

I just love scones plain, with cheese, or dry fruit… You name it, I love it! How about you? What’s your favorite addition to scones?

Cranberry Scones

I have to apologize for a short post today, but sometimes even a few words can be enough!

Well, I will leave you with a delicious recipe that my family just loves eating for breakfast and after-school snack. I hope you like it and enjoy it as much as we do! 

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Cranberry Scones
Yield: 1 Dozen

Cranberry Scones

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Partially Adapted and inspired by Alton Brown

Ingredients

  • 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 eggs
  • Handful dried or fresh cranberries

Instructions

  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.


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