Cape Cod Cranberry Scones

Cape Cod Cranberry Scones

2 1/2 cups All purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
3/4 cup Butter or margarine
1 cup Cranberries — chopped
2 teaspoons Grated orange peel
2/3 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Buttermilk or sour milk

Preheat oven to 400F.

In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; cut in butter with pastry blended or two knives.

Stir in cranberries, orange peel and sugar; stir in buttermilk just until ingredients are moistened.

Working on floured surface, shape dough into two 8-inch circles, 1/2-inch thick. Cut each circle into eight wedges and place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

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