Cherry & Orange Scones
March 25, 2017
You can have a batch of fancy scones on the table in 30 minutes or less. Not a fan of cherries? swap for cranberries or other dried fruit such as currants, raisins and blueberries.
- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Yields: 10 wedges
1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2In a bowl, combine dry ingredients.
3Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles looks crumbly, then set it aside.
4In a small bowl, combine the cherries, orange juice, orange extract, cream and egg.
5Add to flour mixture and stir until a soft dough forms.
6Flour a cutting board or counter top and gently knead the dough for a bit.
7Pat dough into an 8-in. Circle then cut it into 10 wedges.
8 Separate wedges and place on a greased baking sheet.
9Brush with milk; sprinkle with granulated sugar.
10Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
11Remove to a wire rack to cool.
12Combine 1/2 cup confectioners sugar with vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon of butter for a delicious drizzle.