Classic Lemon Cranberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

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Classic Lemon Cranberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

In episode Scones & Biscuits of TV show Bake with Anna Olson prepares Anna Olson recipe for Classic Lemon Cranberry Scones with Lemon Glaze.

Ingredients for recipe: Classic Lemon Cranberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

Scones

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup cool unsalted butter - cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk - plus extra for brushing
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries

Glaze

Directions for recipe: Classic Lemon Cranberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

Scones - Preheat the oven to 375 F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.

ift the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Stir in the lemon zest. Cut in the butter until the mixture is rough and crumbly but still small pieces of butter are visible.

In a separate bowl, whisk the cream, milk, egg and vanilla together. Add this to the flour mixture and stir to just bring the dough together, turning out onto a work surface to complete bringing it together with your hands. Flatten the dough out and press the cranberries into the dough, folding it over and flattening it out a few times to incorporate the cranberries.

Shape the dough into a disc about 10-inches across. Cut the disc into 8 wedges and place them on the prepared baking tray, leaving a few inches between them. Brush the scones with a little milk and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the scones are lightly browned on top. Cool completely before glazing.

Glaze - For the glaze, whisk the icing sugar and lemon juice together and drizzle over the scones using the whisk or a fork. Let the glaze set for an hour before serving.

The scones are best enjoyed the day they are baked.

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