Cornmeal and Cranberry Scones

This is a hearty bread

This is a hearty bread

Hey remember that leftover cranberry pulp a bit back? Here is a use for some of it.

Cranberry Cornmeal Scones

  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp cranberry pulp (sauce or jam can be used too)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

Heat oven to 425. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Cut butter into flour until it resembles coarse crumbs. Add cranberry pulp and enough buttermilk to form a rough dough. Quickly knead dough until it forms a smooth ball, about 1 minute. If too sticky add more flour, to dry more buttermilk. Press into a seven-inch disk and place on a greased baking sheet. Cut into eight pieces but do not separate. Bake until done in the center and brown on top, about 20 minutes. Serve drizzled with honey or sorghum.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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8 Responses to Cornmeal and Cranberry Scones

  1. I love everything about this. Wish there was a LOVE button. An amazing texture and a perfect fruit and flavor to deliver with it. I’d love it without the honey or sorghum, as well.

  2. Such an original recipe! My husband will absolutely love this: cornmeal, scones and cranberries. I can’t pass this up to surprise him.

  3. Cecile says:

    I never saw a recipe quite like this!! I looking forward to making it! (I’ve been away for a month… boy… do I have tons of posts to catch up on!!)

  4. Eva Taylor says:

    What a beautiful way to bake a scone, love the presentation. I can sure see this on a buffet table for sure.

  5. Jackie Saulmon Ramirez says:

    I love scones!

  6. I love any excuse to make scones!

  7. I am just crazy about this idea. Anything with Cornmeal catches my absolute attention.

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