Cranberry White Chocolate Scones

The very first time I made this recipe my mix-in of choice was dried cherries and white chocolate. I was feeling sentimental recently and  I had cranberries on hand and the result was wonderful!!  There is something about this combination that is perfect. The tartness of the cranberries with the sweetness of the white chocolate- wonderful!  I know I’ve posted about scones before, but I love the versatility of this recipe and the colors are beautiful together.scones- white chocolate cranberry

 Prepare your dry ingredients…. Flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt….Pulse together in a food processor and then add butter- 6 tablespoons- nicely cubed and chilled! 

scone dry ingredients

 Pulse ingredients in food processor until mixture resembles course crumbs.

dry ingredients with butter

 Transfer ingredients to a large glass bowl. Add liquid ingredients. 1 cup heavy cream and 1 beaten egg….

scone wet ingredients

 Mix ingredients gently with a spatula or wooden spoon. Mixture will be sticky.

sticky scone dough

 Place your scone mixture onto a floured board. Knead and form into a disk.

scone disk

 Prepare your add-ins. I love the combination of  these two! 1/2 cups dried cranberries and 3/4 cup white chocolate morsels!

white chocolate and cranberries

 Fold  your mix- ins into scone dough

scone mix ins

 Cut the scone dough….

cut the scones

 Brush the tops of the scone dough with cream. Bake scones at 425 degrees for 12-16 minutes…. Enjoy!

scones- white chocolate cranberry

 I made these during the Christmas season and gave them to a friend for her birthday! I saved three scones for me and happened to have some ganache left over from my Triple Chocolate Cake with Ganache and just in case you were wondering…. it was fantastic!!  

Lots of exciting things have been happening in my kitchen this week!! I can’t wait to share!  More yummy recipes to come! 

 

Cranberry White Chocolate Scones
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups all purpose flour
  2. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  3. 3 tablespoons sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  6. 1 cup whipping cream
  7. 1 egg, slightly beaten
  8. 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  9. 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. In a small food processor, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add butter. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Pour mixture into a glass bowl, add heavy cream and egg. Place mixture onto a floured board. Knead mixture several times and form into a disc. Add in cranberries and white chocolate. Knead several more times until mix-ins are thoroughly incorporated. Cut mixture into equal pieces. Place onto a baking sheet. Brush tops of scones with cream. Bake at 425 degrees for 12-16 minutes.
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