Dried Cherry Scones Yummy!!

1
Shawn A Reed

By
@reed20011

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!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 Scones
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
snipped dried sweet cherries
2 c
flour
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
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

Step-By-Step

1preheat oven 400
2In small bowl place cherries and pour boiling water over fruit and let stand for 5 minutes; drain well
3In 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.
4In 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)
5Turn 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.
6Place 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
7Orange glaze
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice
Mix together, you may need to add more juice until you reach a drizzling consistency:)