Cape Cod Cranberry Scones

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp grated orange peel
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk image placeholder

Preheat oven to 400° F.

In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Stir in cranberries, orange peel and sugar; stir in buttermilk just until ingredients are moistened. Working on floured surface, shape dough into two 8-inch circles, 1/2-inch thick.

Cut each circle into eight wedges and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

Servings: 8 scones
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member