Saturday, December 18, 2010

Holiday Treats Day 18:White Chocolate & Cranberry Scones

White Chocolate & Cranberry Scones

3/4 Cup of granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 oz unsalted, cold butter
1 egg Yolk
5 1/2 oz Half and Half
1/2 cup craisens
1/2 cup white chocolate chips


Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Rub in the cold butter until the mixture resembles mealy flour. (aka, small course dough chucks).

Combine egg yolk and half and half, mix together. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix until barely combined. Turn out onto well-floured surface and slightly knead. Hand press until 3/4 inch thick cut into desired shapes.

Bake at 400 until golden brown, about 10-
12 min. brush with melted butter or frosting glaze while hot. 

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