Cranberry-Orange Scones

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"This is an old time favvy! I choose to make one round of scones and cut into 8 wedges and I don't do the egg wash (personal preference)."

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (58.8 g)
  • Calories 128.3
  • Total Fat - 3.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 25 mg
  • Sodium - 321.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 22.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
  • Sugars - 7.8 g
  • Protein - 3.3 g
  • Calcium - 92.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400F.

Step 2

Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper; set aside.

Step 3

In a large bowl, combine flour, oat bran, cranberries, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.

Step 4

In a medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, butter, orange zest and vanilla.

Step 5

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients.

Step 6

Stir until a soft dough is formed.

Step 7

Add a bit more flour if dough is too sticky.

Step 8

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.

Step 9

Divide into 2 pieces.

Step 10

Shape each piece into a ball.

Step 11

Place balls on baking sheet.

Step 12

Roll out or pat dough to 3/4" thick circles, about 6" in diameter.

Step 13

Using a sharp knife, cut each circle into 6 wedges, but do not separate them.

Step 14

To make glaze, lightly beat egg and 1 tablespoon water in a small bowl.

Step 15

Brush glaze lightly over top of dough (you will use less than half of it).

Step 16

Bake for 15-17 minutes, until scones are puffed up and golden.

Step 17

Cool slightly.

Step 18

Pull scones apart and serve warm.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Very good - made as directed except I cut into 8 pieces (making two rounds). I used a bit extra flour because I used oatmeal instead of oat bran. I also did the egg wash glaze for really pretty scones. Thanks for sharing!

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(29 May 2017)