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dried cherry scones yummy!!

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
ShawnE E
southern, PA

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!!

(2 ratings)
yield 12 Scones
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For dried cherry scones yummy!!

  • 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:)