Ella's cherry and coconut scones

Ella's cherry and coconut scones


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About this recipe: These scones will be gone in a flash as they are perfect to eat any time of the day! Cherry and coconut are the perfect match!

Serves: 12 

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 40g butter
  • 50g glace cherries
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 125ml milk

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:37min 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7 and grease a baking tray.
  2. Sieve flour into a bowl and rub in the butter with your fingertips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Mix in the cherries, coconut and sugar. Pour the milk in gradually until the mixture becomes soft and sticky.
  3. Knead the mixture lightly on a floured surface, then roll out so that the dough is around 1 to 2 cm thick. Cut into shapes and place on the baking tray. Brush some milk on top of the scones.
  4. Bake in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Leave to cool before you enjoy your cherry and coconut treat.

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Reviews (3)


wow so nice and simple warning make a double batch as they will go quick - 07 Nov 2013


- Rated on - 06 Sep 2013


I followed this recipe to the letter and was disappointed as the scones were too hard and did not rise much. The flavour was nice enough. Won't be making these again though. - 13 Dec 2014

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