Date posted: 15/09/2021

Chocolate cherry scones

Chocolate cherry scones are a delightful snack to treat your residents. Enjoy these juicy cherry scones alone or with a side of jam and clotted cream.

  • Serves 20
  • Timing: 45 mins
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Plain flour 600g
Sea salt 2g
Caster sugar 120g
Gluten free baking powder 15g
Unsalted butter 200g
Whole glace cherries 200g
Dark chocolate 100g
Buttermilk 370ml
Free range medium eggs 1pce


  1. Mix the dry ingredients together, then rub in the butter until you get a sandy texture.
  2. Then add the fruit, chocolate, and buttermilk and knead for 30 seconds until a dough forms.
  3. Flatten the dough on a lightly floured surface to about 3cm thick and cut out scones.
  4. Place scones on a lined oven proof tray.
  5. Then beat the egg and brush the scones with the egg wash.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 170° for approximately 25 minutes.
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