Cranberry scones

Cranberry scones

Based on 46 ratings

"A true British classic! They also taste amazing with blueberries or raspberries."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
37½ g
cranberries (dried)
65 g
all-purpose flour
30 ml
milk
25 g
crème fraîche
tsp
vanilla extract (divided)
½ tbsp
baking powder
tsp
baking soda
25 g
sugar
tsp
salt
¼
lemon (zest and juice)
¼
orange (zest)
27½ g
butter (cold)
32½ g
confectioner’s sugar
flour for work surface
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, small bowl, standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks, fine grater, spatula, baking sheet, parchment paper

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal530
Protein4 g
Fat16 g
Carb92 g
  • Step 1/6

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. In a small bowl, mix together the milk, crème fraîche, and part of the vanilla extract.
    • 30 ml milk
    • 25 g crème fraîche
    • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
    • oven
    • small bowl

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. In a small bowl, mix together the milk, crème fraîche, and part of the vanilla extract.

  • Step 2/6

    Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt as well as lemon and orange zest to a standing mixer. While mixer is running on low speed, add butter in small pieces until it is incorporated. Add milk and crème fraîche mixture and beat until combined.
    • 65 g all-purpose flour
    • ½ tbsp baking powder
    • tsp baking soda
    • 25 g sugar
    • tsp salt
    • ¼ lemon (zest)
    • ¼ orange
    • standing mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks
    • fine grater

    Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt as well as lemon and orange zest to a standing mixer. While mixer is running on low speed, add butter in small pieces until it is incorporated. Add milk and crème fraîche mixture and beat until combined.

  • Step 3/6

    Incorporate cranberries into dough.
    • 37½ g cranberries
    • spatula

    Incorporate cranberries into dough.

  • Step 4/6

    Transfer dough to floured work surface, spread out two fingers thick, and cut into triangular slices. Place each scone on a lined baking sheet and bake in preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 18 – 20 min. or until they are golden brown.
    • flour for work surface
    • baking sheet
    • oven
    • parchment paper

    Transfer dough to floured work surface, spread out two fingers thick, and cut into triangular slices. Place each scone on a lined baking sheet and bake in preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 18 – 20 min. or until they are golden brown.

  • Step 5/6

    Meanwhile, juice lemon and add part of the juice to a small bowl. To make the icing, add confectioner’s sugar and remaining vanilla extract. Mix to combine. Remove scones from oven and let cool. Drizzle icing over scones.
    • ½ tbsp lemon (juice)
    • 32½ g confectioner’s sugar
    • tsp vanilla extract
    • small bowl

    Meanwhile, juice lemon and add part of the juice to a small bowl. To make the icing, add confectioner’s sugar and remaining vanilla extract. Mix to combine. Remove scones from oven and let cool. Drizzle icing over scones.

  • Step 6/6

    Invite your friends for tea time and enjoy!

    Invite your friends for tea time and enjoy!

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