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Partridgeberry Orange Scones

Partridgeberry Orange Scones

Delicious citrus flavor and fragrance meet tart pops of partridgberries or cranberries in these amazing brunch scones.
Course Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine British Inspired, Newfoundland Inspired
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 large scones or 18 smaller scones


  • 3 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups partridgeberries or small cranberries
  • Zest of two oranges
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup undiluted evaporated milk


  1. In a food processor, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. Cut in the butter until mixture resembles a fine meal. Remove to a large bowl and toss in the partridgeberries and orange zest. Make a well in the center of this mixture.
  3. Mix together the orange juice, vanilla extract and milk. Pour into the well and mix only enough to form a dough ball.
  4. Roll to 1 inch thickness and cut out scones in trianges or with a biscuit cutter and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Brush an egg wash (1 egg whisked with 1 tbsp water) over the tops and sprinkle surfaces with sugar.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25- 35 minutes or until golden brown. Baking time will vary depending on the size of your scones. This recipe makes 12 large scones.