CRANBERRY ORANGE SCONES

CRANBERRY ORANGE SCONES

INGREDIENTS:

Cranberry Orange Scone Recipe:
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar + more for topping
3 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup (1 stick) cold butter
½ cup fresh cranberries
¾ – 1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon orange zest
Orange Glaze:
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
3-4 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon orange zest

DIRECTIONS:

-Preheat oven to 400º F. Line a rimmed baking sheet pan with parchment paper or a nonstick baking sheet.

For the scones:

-Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add butter to the bowl and cut into the flour with a pastry blender until the largest pieces of butter are about the size of a pea and the flour mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cranberries, ¾ cup of heavy cream, orange juice, and orange zest. Press dough together between the palms of your hands. If it doesn’t just hold together, add more heavy cream until is just holds together …