Cranberry Scones

Cranberry Scones 1

Dish Name : Cranberry Scones

Yield: 36

Shortening - 2/3 cup
Butter - 1/3 cup
Sugar - 1 1/2 cups
Eggs - 2
Lemon flavoring - 1 tsp.
Cake flour - 5 cups
Milk - 1 pint
Baking powder - 2 Tbsp.
Dried cranberries - 1/2 cup
Almond pieces, blanched - 1/2 cup
Milk - optional
Coarse granulated sugar - optional

Preparation : -

  1. Cream together shortening, butter and sugar. Add eggs and lemon flavoring; mix until light and fluffy.

  2. Add remaining ingredients; mix only until combined. Place dough on floured tray; refrigerate 1 hour.

  3. Roll dough on well-floured surface to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut into desired shapes; space 1 in. apart on cookie tray. Brush with milk and sprinkle with coarse granulated sugar before baking, if desired. Bake 10 to 12 minutes at 350F or until golden brown.