Cherry scones

Cherry scones


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About this recipe: A light and fluffy treat to go with afternoon tea, that's quick and easy to make.

mymommydearest Denbighshire, Wales, UK

Makes: 8 scones

  • 60g butter (Flora light)
  • 240g self-raising flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 100ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 100g glace cherries

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Pre heat oven to 230 C / gas mark 8.
  2. Place flour and baking powder in a mixing bowl and rub in butter, next stir in the sugar, then blend in the egg and milk to form a soft dough.
  3. Now turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently. Roll out to about 1cm (1/2 in) thick and cut into 5cm (2 in) rounds. Place on a greased baking tray and bake in centre of oven for about 8-10 minutes.

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Reviews (30)


Something else. remember to add the cherries!! - 26 Dec 2010


Altered ingredient amounts. Add the cherries just before the milk and eggs. For really mouth-watering scones, double the quantity of cherries. You know it makes sense! - 17 Jun 2011


Easy and yummy, my 14 year old made them Don't forget the cherries, I added them before adding milk and egg turned out great - 20 Oct 2011

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