10 Easy Bread Recipes

Cranberry Scones
Cranberry scones can jazz up any breakfast.
Cranberry scones can jazz up any breakfast.
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut up
  • 1/2 cup cranberries, chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


Heat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a cookie sheet. Mix flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until you get fine crumbs; a food processor works best for achieving this consistency. Place mixture in large bowl, and add cranberries and raisins.

Beat milk and egg with a fork, and add milk and egg mixture to flour mixture; stir with fork until moistened.

Drop 12 heaping spoonfuls, 2 inches (5.08 centimeters) apart onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with the 1 tablespoon sugar.

Bake 13 minutes or until golden. Cool on rack.

[source: RecipeZaar]

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