Easy Cranberry Scones

Easy Cranberry Scones

My pal welcomed me over for tea a couple of weeks back. She likewise supplied some scones. I can’t state that I am typically a substantial fan of scones, however, these were scrumptious. I could not stop consuming them, so I precariously asked for the dish. She raved about how simple they were, so naturally, I needed to make them and share! Do not be scared if you have actually never ever made scones in the past! I had not either. This dish initially originates from Martha Stewart. Naturally, I altered it up a bit: I utilized dried cranberries, vanilla yogurt (rather of half & half, since I didn’t have any) and rather of sugar sprayed on top, I utilized a fundamental powdered sugar icing dish. I likewise squeezed in some fresh orange juice (to the dough and icing), however, the taste did not come through as plainly as I had actually hoped. They ended up fantastic for my very first time and are quickly versatile. I hope you’ll provide a shot and let me understand what you believe!

Easy Cranberry Scones

Easy Cranberry Scones

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert

Equipment

  • round shape

Ingredients

  • 2 cup  all-purpose flour (plus a little more for kneading surface)
  • 5 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 6 tbsp cold butter (cut up into small pieces)
  • 2/3 cup Half & Half yogurt (may be substituted)
  • 1/2 cup fresh or dried cranberries (if using fresh, halve them & drain)

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 425°.
  • In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles course crumbs.
  • Fold in half & half (or yogurt) and cranberries just until moistened.
  • On a floured surface, gently knead dough approximately 10 times.
  • Pat into a round shape, about 1 inch thick. Cut into approximately 8 wedges.
  • Place on a baking sheet, leaving a couple of inches in-between.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes or until a nice golden brown.
  • Let cool on a wire rack and enjoy!

Prior to baking, brush tops with a bit of half & half and spray with coarse sugar or after baking, drizzle with light icing.

Easy Cranberry Scones

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