An easy recipe for cranberry orange scones with citrus glaze: prepared with cranberries, orange zest and juice, they’re a sweet treat you cant’ miss!
——-For the scones——-
Sugar ———————————- 55 g
Orange zest ————— 1 tbsp., finely grated
Orange juice ————————— 1 tbsp.
Buttermilk —————————- 110 ml
Vanilla extract ————————– 1 tsp.
Eggs ——————————— 1 large
Flour ———————————-225 g
Baking powder ————————- 1 tbsp.
Salt ——————————— 1/2 tsp.
Butter ——————————- 3 tbsp.
Cranberries —————————– 75 g
Thyme ——————— 1/2 tbsp., chopped
——-For the glaze——-
Sugar ————— 4 tbsp
Orange juice ———- 2 tbsp
AN EASY RECIPE FOR CRANBERRY ORANGE SCONES
——-FOR THE CRANBERRY ORANGE SCONES——-
To prepare cranberry orange scones first heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) gas 5.
Line 2 large baking trays with non-stick baking paper.
Whisk together the sugar, orange zest and juice, buttermilk, vanilla and egg until blended.
Sift the flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl and stir in the salt.
Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Stir in the cranberries and thyme, then add the egg mixture to form a soft, slightly sticky dough.
Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth.
Roll or pat out about 1 cm thick. Cut into rounds with a floured cutter.
Lightly knead together the trimmings and cut out more rounds. Place well apart on the baking trays.
——-FOR THE CITRUS GLAZE——-
Stir together the sugar and orange juice until the sugar has dissolved.
Brush the glaze over the scones and bake for 15-20 minutes until risen and golden.
Cool the cranberry orange scones on the baking trays for a few minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe by: Fine Dining Lovers