Grandma's Cranberry Scones (#2197)

Serves
Ready
24
50
Minutes
Prep
Cook
25
Minutes
25
Minutes
Categories
Scones Snacks
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup Sugar granulated
  • 2 tsp Sugar granulated
  • 2 tablespoons Orange Zest grated
  • 2 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Margarine
  • 1 cup Cranberries chopped
  • 1/4 cup Currants
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk skim
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Directions

  1. Using a fork, in large bowl combine flour, sugar, orange peel, baking powder and baking soda.
  2. With pastry blender, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add cranberries and currants; stir to combine.
  4. Add buttermilk and vanilla to flour mixture and stir to combine (mixture will be dry).
  5. Form dough into 2 equal balls.
  6. Preheat oven to 400° f (200° c). Sprinkle clean work surface with 1 tablespoon reserved flour.
  7. On floured surface, using fingertips, work one-half of dough into 6-inch circle, about 1/2-inch thick.
  8. Cut circle into 6 equal wedges; place wedges on nonstick baking sheet, leaving a space of about 1 inch between each.
  9. Repeat procedure, using remaining flour and dough.
  10. Bake until lightly browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  11. Remove scones to wire rack and let cool.
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