BC Cranberry Scones with Orange and White Chocolate – We Heart Local BC

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BC Cranberry Scones With Orange And White Chocolate

As featured on the Mother’s Day 2021 Cook-Along

Ingredients

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 tbsp baking powder
    • 1/2 cup craisins (dried cranberries)
    • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips or chunks
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 cup butter, unsalted, cold and cut into 12 pieces
    • 1/2 cup and 2 tbsp whipping cream
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 tbsp orange zest
    • 1/4 cup orange juice

Glaze:

    • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
    • 2 tbsp bc whipping cream

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to bake at 400F.
  2. Combine 2 cups (500 ml) flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, Craisins, white chocolate, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add BC butter and cut in using a pastry blender or a fork until butter is pea-sized.
  4. Combine BC Whipping Cream, BC Egg, vanilla, orange zest, and orange juice in a separate bowl.
  5. Add the wet mixture to the dry. Gently combine using a wooden spoon. Do not over-mix.
  6. Dust flour on a work surface and turn the dough out.
  7. Cut dough in half and flatten out to create 2 – ½ inch thick circles.
  8. Divide both circles into 6 equal triangles.
  9. Place cut scones onto lined baking tray.
  10. Brush this with remaining BC Whipping Cream.
  11. Bake for 18 – 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Remove from oven and cool on wire cooling racks.
  13. Meanwhile, make glaze by combining powdered sugar and 2 tbsp (30 ml) of the BC Whipping Cream.
  14. When scones are cooled, drizzle with glaze.

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