Cranberry Buttermilk Scones

Total Time
30 mins
15 mins

I make this Christmastime for breakfast.

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  1. Blend 1/4 cup of the flour with the cranberries and let stand over night to absorb excess moisture.
  2. Next day, mix remaining flour and all other dry ingredients.
  3. Cut into butter until mixture is consistency of oatmeal.
  4. Stir in cranberries in the flour and orange rind.
  5. Blend eggs and buttermilk. Add to dry ingredients, mixing until just blended.
  6. If dough is sticky, flour hands and pat into a 6-inch ball. Score into six wedges.
  7. Bake in 400­°F oven for 15 minutes.
  8. Glaze with fresh cream and sugar immediately after baking.