Cranberry Orange Jam Recipe
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Valentines Cranberry Orange Scones

Sweet scones packed with cranberries and orange zest and cut into heart shapes to celebrate Valentines Day, but delicious every day.
Course Baking
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry, orange, scones
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 553kcal
Author Farmersgirl Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 500 g self-rraising flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 100 g margarine or butter
  • 75 g caster superfinesugar
  • Zest of 1 small orange
  • 100 g dried cranberries
  • 3 eggs
  • milk

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 220C
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Put the flour and baking powder in a bowl, add the margarine or butter and chop it into the flour, then rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips, until it looks like breadcrumbs, add the caster sugar.
  • Add the orange zest and dried cranberries
  • Crack two eggs into a jug or other measure and beat with a fork.
  • Gradually add this mixture to the flour bringing the liquid and flour together, adding the milk a little at a time until you have a soft dough.
  • Pat the dough out to about 2cm (3/4 inch)
  • Cut into heart shapes or rounds and place on the baking tray
  • Break the third egg into a bowl and beat, then brush the tops of the scones with the egg
  • Sprinkle with coloured sugar or granulated sugar
  • Bake for about 10 - 12 minutes until the scones are pale golden brown.
  • Remove from the baking sheet and cool on a wire rack.
  • To assemble
  • Take one cooled scone per person
  • Split the scones in half
  • Sprea jam on the base of the scones and place on the serving plate
  • Top with a spoonful of whipped cream, clotted cream or creme fraiche

Notes

The number of scones will depend on the size of your cutters. You should get 6 large scones and 8 medium scones from this mix.
Adapted from Ina Garten

Nutrition

Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1.4mg