Cranberry Scone Recipe

Cranberry Scones

This scone is perfect when served with coffee or tea.

15 min. prep time
6 scones
252 Ratings


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange peel
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons milk


Heat oven to 375°F. Combine flour, cranberries, sugar, orange peel, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl; cut in 1/4 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Combine sour cream, egg and milk in small bowl. Stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 5 to 8 times until smooth.

Pat dough to 7-inch circle on greased baking sheet. Score into 6 wedges; do not separate. Bake for 18 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm with butter.

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Nutrition Facts (1 scone)

Calories: 320

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 390mg

Carbohydrates: 50g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #13787©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is my favorite scone recipe by far! The texture of the scone is perfect, in my opinion. I now use this recipe as a basis for other varieties as well, creating different combos such as dried cherries and chocolate or chocolate and orange.
Great recipe and moist!

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