White chocolate chip and cranberry scone recipe

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This huge white chocolate and cranberry scone is so simple to make and full of sweet chocolate and tangy cranberries too. Soft and delicious

Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins

This recipe adds a touch of luxury to the humble, classic scone. Rich white chocolate and sharp cranberries offer great variety to this baked goodie. A soft delicious texture, serve this moreish treat with thick clotted cream and strawberry jam for an extra sweet finish. Nutella or melted chocolate wouldn’t go a miss either. Cut in half and sandwich together.


  • 225g self-raising flour
  • ¼tsp salt
  • 55g softened butter
  • 20g caster sugar
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 50g white chocolate chips
  • 150ml milk
  • 1 egg




  1. Preheat oven to 425F/220C/Fan 200C/Gas Mark 7 and grease a baking sheet
  2. Mix together the flour and salt and rub in the butter. Mix in the sugar, cranberries and chocolate chips
  3. Pour in the milk and mix to a soft dough. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead lightly
  4. Form into a large ball and place onto the baking sheet
  5. Pat down to about 3cm thick and score lines across the top, dividing it into 8 or 10 slices
  6. Brush the top with the beaten egg and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until well risen and golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool
Top Tip for making White chocolate chip and cranberry scone

These scones are best served warm with jam and clotted cream

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