Cranberry Lemon Scones Recipe

Cranberry Lemon Scones Recipe

Cranberry Lemon Scones Recipe


Ingredients (serves 9 people)

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes
  • 3/4 cup low fat buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • Egg wash (1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water added)
  • Raw sugar, to garnish
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 F.


  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.


  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and cranberries.


  4. With a pastry cutter or fork, blend in butter until it’s pea-sized, being sure not to overwork the dough.


  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg, lemon juice and lemon zest. Gently fold into the flour mixture until moist crumbs form.


  6. Transfer mixture to a large piece of plastic wrap. Use wrap to gather crumbs together.


  7. Press dough into a 1-inch thick disc about 5 inches in diameter. Peel away plastic wrap.


  8. With a sharp knife, cut the disc into 8-10 wedges.


  9. On the prepared baking sheet, arrange scones 1 inch apart. Lightly brush with egg wash and sprinkle with raw sugar.


  10. Bake until golden brown, about 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


  11. Cool and serve.


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fannie

fannie

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These look simply Deliciousos !

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Cindy

Cindy

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Looking forward to trying this recipe!

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proudof2

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Looks amazing great. I would tried this one day .

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Fayeath

Fayeath

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This recipe looks delicious.

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Scones are my favorite sweet treat with my coffee. I wanna try this cranberry deliciousness!

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