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 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    325
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    27g
    27%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    14%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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