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Cranberry Orange Scones
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5 from 2 votes

Cranberry Orange Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped dried cranberries

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 teaspoons juice from an orange

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • Using the paddle attachment of a stand mixer, mix first 5 ingredients. Then add egg, cream, orange zest and almond extract and mix on low.
  • Fold in dried cranberries.
  • Knead dough on floured surface and form into a circle about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Cut into 8 equal pieces and transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet still keeping in a circle formation leave room between the scones.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until a light golden brown.
  • Mix the powdered sugar and orange juice in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved.
  • Drizzle glaze on scones when cool.