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Cranberry Lemon Scones

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"Enjoy these versatile scones at breakfast or brunch, or with your afternoon tea."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 183 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 scones)

Directions

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  1. Add lemon juice to milk and let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add butter and cut into flour with pastry blender until texture of coarse meal. Stir in dried cranberries.
  4. Stir in milk to moisten dry ingredients.
  5. Roll out on a floured surface to 1/2-inch (1 cm) thickness. Cut into 2-inch (5cm) rounds or squares. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tips:
  • For a quick breakfast on the run, grab a scone, slice it in half and add a slice of cheese and fresh fruit preserves ? blueberry, cherry or pear.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 183 calories; 8.6 g fat; 23.7 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 340 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I've made these a couple times now. Very good but the cooking temp was way too high ( for my oven anyhow). I added the zest of the lemons for a richer lemon flavour. I even put them on parchmen...

Most helpful critical review

I’ve made this recipe twice now. First as written and they were fluffy but kind of bland. The second time I added 1/4tsp lemon extract and honestly I think could add 1tsp instead. The only other...

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I've made these a couple times now. Very good but the cooking temp was way too high ( for my oven anyhow). I added the zest of the lemons for a richer lemon flavour. I even put them on parchmen...

These scones were so easy and quick to make that I was done in about 30 minutes start to finish. They were light, fluffy and not overly sweet. A winner at our house!

I really like the combo of sweet and tart here. I tasted the dough before baking and thought it needed a little more tart, so I added 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract and kneaded it in. The dough is...

I’ve made this recipe twice now. First as written and they were fluffy but kind of bland. The second time I added 1/4tsp lemon extract and honestly I think could add 1tsp instead. The only other...

I made this recipe as written, but tasted the dough before rolling out. There was absolutely no appreciable lemon flavour. So I kneaded in about 2 tbls lemon juice, 1/2'tsp of lemon extract, and...

Very good. I added lemon zest and some almond extract to liven it up a bit.

Overall, pretty good scones. The dough was very loose and definitely had to be kneaded several times.