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Cranberry Apricot Scones Recipe

Cranberry Apricot Scones Recipe

Dried apricots and cranberries and a bit of grated orange peel give these golden scones plenty of fruity flavor. They're perfect served with a mug of hot coffee or tea.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in apricot and cranberries. In a bowl, combine the buttermilk, egg, egg white and orange peel; stir into crumb mixture just until blended.
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead gently four times. Roll into a 12-in. x 6-in. rectangle. Cut into eight 3-in. squares. Cut each square into two triangles. Separate pieces and transfer to a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with additional sugar.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until browned. Serve warm. Yield: 16 scones.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 164 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.