This delicious scone recipes uses cranberries and orange to add extra flavor.
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1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter
2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten
4 to 6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and orange zest in bowl; cut in 1/3 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in cranberries, 1 egg and just enough half & half until dough leaves sides of bowl.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly 10 times. Roll into 9-inch circle. Place onto ungreased baking sheet; cut into 12 wedges. (Do not separate.)
Brush with 1 beaten egg; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake 17-19 minutes or until golden brown. Cut wedges apart; immediately remove from baking sheet to cooling rack.
Combine 1/2 cup butter and orange marmalade in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Serve butter with warm scones.
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I made these scones twice and they are excellent they are now my favorite.
I am 71 so have tasted a lot of scones but these are tops.
My 91 yr. old friend made these this morning, and heated them for us this afternoon with our tea. WOW! She and I have had "a cup'a" almost every week or so for the last 6 years. She is a fine baker, and often makes scones using various recipes. These were THE BEST EVER in six years! She told me where to fine this recipe, and I shall be making them for breakfast in the morning. Thank you Miss V, and thank you Land 'o Lakes. This is what scones are supposed to be.
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