Quick Bread, Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones

cranberry-orange-scones

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 55 Minutes

Yield: 8 servings

cranberry-orange-scones

Recipe by Amanda

Ingredients

  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 C. unsalted butter, cubed and frozen
  • 1/4 C. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 C. heavy cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 C. dried cranberries

Egg Wash

  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar

Glaze

  • 1 1/2 C. powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, finely grated

Directions

  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, zest, cinnamon, and ginger in a large bowl.
  2. Add in the butter and cut into the flour using a pastry cutter or your fingers until the mixture resembles large crumbs.
  3. Mix together the granulated sugar, brown sugar, heavy cream, egg, and vanilla together in a small bowl.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and stir until mostly combined.
  5. Add in the cranberries and work the dough until there are no streaks of flour and the cranberries are distributed.
  6. Turn the dough onto a floured flat surface. Form the dough into a large disc about an inch thick.
  7. Place in the freezer on top of a parchment-lined baking sheet while the oven preheats to 350°F.
  8. Mix together the egg and water for the egg wash while the oven is preheating.
  9. Brush the scones with the egg wash once the oven is preheated, then top with the sugar.
  10. Cut into 8 equal pieces and bake for 22 – 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Mix together the sugar, orange juice, vanilla, and salt for the glaze. Add heavy cream as needed to get a nice consistency.
  12. Allow the scones to cool, then drizzle the glaze over the scones, then top with the orange zest.

Cranberry Orange Scones

cranberry-orange-scones

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 55 Minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. fine sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 C. unsalted butter, cubed and frozen
  • 1/4 C. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 C. heavy cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 C. dried cranberries

Egg Wash

  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar

Glaze

  • 1 1/2 C. powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, finely grated

Directions

  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, zest, cinnamon, and ginger in a large bowl.
  2. Add in the butter and cut into the flour using a pastry cutter or your fingers until the mixture resembles large crumbs.
  3. Mix together the granulated sugar, brown sugar, heavy cream, egg, and vanilla together in a small bowl.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and stir until mostly combined.
  5. Add in the cranberries and work the dough until there are no streaks of flour and the cranberries are distributed.
  6. Turn the dough onto a floured flat surface. Form the dough into a large disc about an inch thick.
  7. Place in the freezer on top of a parchment-lined baking sheet while the oven preheats to 350°F.
  8. Mix together the egg and water for the egg wash while the oven is preheating.
  9. Brush the scones with the egg wash once the oven is preheated, then top with the sugar.
  10. Cut into 8 equal pieces and bake for 22 – 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Mix together the sugar, orange juice, vanilla, and salt for the glaze. Add heavy cream as needed to get a nice consistency.
  12. Allow the scones to cool, then drizzle the glaze over the scones, then top with the orange zest.

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