Dried Cherry Scones Yummy!!

Shawn A


I love this Recipe!!
I have used other fruit in this and loved them all!! Sweet and Tart Cherries, Cranberries and Blueberries.

I hope you Enjoy!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 Scones
30 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
    snipped dried sweet cherries
  • 2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 c
    butter, cold and cubed
  • 1 tsp
    orange peel, finely shredded
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • ·
    recipe for orange glaze

How to Make Dried Cherry Scones Yummy!!


  1. preheat oven 400
  2. In small bowl place cherries and pour boiling water over fruit and let stand for 5 minutes; drain well
  3. In large bowl combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until crumbly. Add chrries and orange peel; toss to coat. Make well in center of mixture.
  4. In a small bowl combine egg and sour cream; add to dry ingredients, and using a fork stir until combined( mixture may seem to be dry)
  5. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead dough for 10 to 12 strokes or until dough is nearly smooth. Pat dough into a 7 inch circle and cut into 12 wedges.
  6. Place wedges 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet, bake for 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned. cool on wire rack for 10 minutes and drizzle with orange glaze. Enjoy
  7. Orange glaze
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1 tablespoon orange juice
    Mix together, you may need to add more juice until you reach a drizzling consistency:)

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