Twelfth Night Scones

Twelfth Night Scones

A homemade breakfast treat with no bother—these special scones can be mixed, shaped and ready to bake in 20 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

8

scones

Scones
1 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup white vanilla chips
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
1/3
cup buttermilk*
Topping
1
to 2 tablespoons buttermilk or milk
1
tablespoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening. In large bowl, stir together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, the baking powder, baking soda and salt. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Stir in cranberries, vanilla chips and 1 teaspoon orange peel. Add yogurt and 1/3 cup buttermilk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Shape dough into ball; place on cookie sheet. With floured fingers, press or roll dough into 8-inch round. Cut into 8 wedges; do not separate.
  4. Brush dough with 1 to 2 tablespoons buttermilk. In small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon orange peel. Sprinkle over dough.
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on serving tray. Cool 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
Makes 8 scones
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Note
*To substitute for buttermilk, use 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 1/3 cup.
Tip
Prepare scones up to the point of adding the liquids the night before you bake them; cover and refrigerate. The next morning, stir in the yogurt and buttermilk, shape and bake.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Scone)
  • Calories 325
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 49g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.