Our BB Bonus recipe this month was Cranberry Orange Scones, a delicious choice by Em of The Repressed Pastry Chef.
I only made a quarter of the recipe for the two of us since scones are best consumed fresh. I also used one of my freshly picked blood oranges for the zest in the scones and for the juice in the icing. They are powerfully strong oranges, so these definitely were Orange-flavored scones!
The icing is also a bit pinkish due to the color of the blood orange juice.
I really loved the flakiness of the scones, but my daughter said she prefers the 'baking powder biscuit' texture. Well, even with that small criticism, she did manage to
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