Scrumptious Cherry Scones!
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8 scones
A delicious tea time or snack treat. Dried cherries give these moist delicious scones a zing of flavor.
  • 2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 TB of sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • ½ tsp Almond Extract
  • ½ cup Buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup dried cherries
  1. Let cherries soak in buttermilk while combining other ingredients.
  2. preheat oven to 400 degrees
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda.
  4. Add salt and sugar.
  5. Cut in butter until fine and crumbly.
  6. In separate bowl combine buttermilk, cherries, almond extract and egg.
  7. Mix into dry ingredients.
  8. Plop dough out on slightly floured surface.
  9. Knead dough a few times gently, not much, just a few times.
  10. I put the entire ball of dough on baking pan covered with parchment paper and pat out to a ½ inch thick circle and cut into 8 wedges.
  11. Don't separate wedges just bake as is.
  12. You can cut the scones out with a biscuit cutter or into other shapes if you prefer.
  13. Optional: Brush top with buttermilk and sprinkle a bit of sugar on top for a bit of glitz.
  14. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes
Recipe by Flower Patch Farmhouse at