Orange Cranberry Scones


This is such an easy recipe to enjoy with a warm cup of tea in the morning or afternoon. This was the first scone recipe I ever made. Enjoy!

2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup butter
1 cup cranberries (chopped)
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup milk
1 egg

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, orange peel, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Cut in butter until coarse crumbs form. Add chopped cranberries, orange juice, milk, and egg. Knead 6-8 times. Pat out and place in ungreased round cake pan. Cut into 10 wedges. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. If desired, drizzle with glaze: 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice. Makes 10 scones.
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