Recipe For Cooking Cape Cod Cranberry Scones

Recipe For Cooking Cape Cod Cranberry Scones

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Cape Cod Cranberry Scones


Makes approximately: 4 servings

2 1/2 C. flour
2 1/2 tea. baking powder
1/2 tea. baking soda
3/4 C. butter or margarine
1 C. cranberries, coarsely chopped
2 tea. grated orange peel
2/3 C. sugar
1/2 C. buttermilk or sour milk

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Stir in cranberries, orange peel and sugar; stir in buttermilk just until ingredients are moistened. Working on floured surface, shape dough into two 8-in. circles, 1/2-in. thick. Cut each circle into eight wedges and place on unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 min., until lightly browned.