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Grandma's Cranberry Scones

 
160

Cranberry Scones recipe

Yield

24

servings

Prep

25

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
cup sugar
granulated
2 teaspoons sugar
granulated
2 tablespoons orange zest
grated
2 ¼ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup margarine
1 cup cranberries
chopped
¼ cup currants
½ cup buttermilk
skim
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Using a fork, in large bowl combine flour, sugar, orange peel, baking powder and baking soda.

With pastry blender, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Add cranberries and currants; stir to combine.

Add buttermilk and vanilla to flour mixture and stir to combine (mixture will be dry).

Form dough into 2 equal balls.

Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃). Sprinkle clean work surface with 1 tablespoon reserved flour.

On floured surface, using fingertips, work one-half of dough into 6-inch circle, about ½-inch thick.

Cut circle into 6 equal wedges; place wedges on nonstick baking sheet, leaving a space of about 1 inch between each.

Repeat procedure, using remaining flour and dough.

Bake until lightly browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.

Remove scones to wire rack and let cool.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Jen2402

I used cream instead of buttermilk and it turned out very tender. Just don't overmix the dough. Add a bit more cream if the dough is too dry.

over 11 years ago

Amy

This recipe photo is great too, the scones look yummy.

over 11 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 31g (1.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 56638% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 410mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Sugars g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 11% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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