Cranberry scones

Based on 40 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

Servings:-8+
150 g cranberries (dried)
260 g all-purpose flour
120 ml milk
100 g crème fraîche
1¼ tsp vanilla extract (divided)
2 tbsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
100 g sugar
½ tsp salt
lemon (zest and juice)
orange (zest)
110 g butter (cold)
130 g confectioner’s sugar
flour for work surface
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
530
Protein
4 g
Fat
16 g
Carb
92 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.
    • 120 ml milk
    • 100 g crème fraîche
    • 1 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.
    • 260 g all-purpose flour
    • 2 tbsp baking powder
    • ¼ tsp baking soda
    • 100 g sugar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • lemon (zest)
    • 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.
    • 150 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.
    • 2 tbsp lemon (juice)
    • 130 g confectioner’s sugar
    • ¼ 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!