4.75 from 4 votes
Cranberry Scones
Cranberry Scones
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Scones made with fresh cranberries.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry scones, scones with cranberries
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 369 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup butter cut into pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups cranberries
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Cream for brushing on scones.
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon orange juice or milk
  1. Place flour, butter, baking powder, 1/4 cup sugar and salt into a food processor. Pulse until mixture is crumbly.
  2. Add cranberries. Pulse until cranberries are chopped.
  3. Add 3/4 cup cream. Mix for 15 seconds.
  4. Add additional 2 Tablespoons of cream, if needed. Mix 15 seconds or until forms a ball of dough.
  5. Remove from food processor onto a lightly floured surface.
  6. Knead 3-4 times making certain everything is well mixed. Form into a large circle, leaving dough about 1 1/2" high.
  7. Slice into 8 wedges.
  8. Place wedges on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Wedges should be placed about 1/2" apart,
  9. Brush with cream.
  10. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 20-22 minutes.
  11. Remove to a cooling rack.
  12. While still warm, mix glaze. Mix 2/3 cup powdered sugar and orange juice, or milk in a bowl. Drizzle glaze over scones.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 369 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 185mg8%
Potassium 222mg6%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 700IU14%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.