CRANBERRY SCONES

 

  • Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 sticks cold butter
  • 1 3/4 cups half and half
  • Optional: Re-hydrate dried cranberries or raisins soaked in a licquer.

Directions

  • Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda nd baking powder
  • Cut in cold butter with pastry blender or two knives
  • Add 1 1/2 cups of milk
  • At this point add the drained berries, or raisins. Or fresh blueberries. If using frozen berries, do not thaw out.
  • Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead a little. Do not over do it.
  • Pat into a round shape and cut into eighths.
  • Brush remaing milk on top of scones and sprinkle with a little sugar.
  • Place on a cookie tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, check and bake a little longer if needed. 350 degrees
  • Serve with lemon curd and Devonshire cream.

Notes

This is a pretty basic recipe for scones and you can add canberries, raisins, nuts, or fresh or frozen blueberries.

Categories: Scone  Shower/Wedding 

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