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Cranberry Buttermilk Scones Recipe

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This recipe for Cranberry Buttermilk Scones, by , is from The Winslow Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Heather Beach
Added: Wednesday, November 1, 2006



3 C Flour
1/3 C plus @ T Sugar divided
2 1/2 t baking powder
3/4 t Salt
1/2 t baking soda
3/4 C Cold Butter
1 C Buttermilk
1 C Dried Cranberries
1 t Grated Orange Peel
1 T Milk
1/4 t ground cinnamon


Combine flour, 1/3 C Sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda; cut in butter. Stir in the buttermilk just until combined. Cold in the cranberries and orange peel. Turn onto a floured surface; divide dough in half. Shape each portion into a ball and pat into a 6" circle. Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush with milk. Combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over scones. Bake 400 for 15-20 minutes.




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