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Fill your file: Cherry Scones

Friday, 20 November 2015 14:56:26 Europe/London

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Sweeten up your Recipe File with some delicious cherry scones. Don't forget the cream and jam!

You will need:
450g self-raising flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g cold butter, diced
2 tbsp caster sugar
284ml pot buttermilk
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
100g glacé cherries, chopped
clotted cream and cherry or strawberry jam, to serve


Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Put the flour, ½ tsp salt, bicarb and butter into a bowl and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Mix in the sugar.


Quickly mix in the buttermilk, a splash of milk, vanilla and cherries and bring together to form a soft dough. Press out onto a lightly floured surface, to about 3cm thick. Cut out with 5cm cutters.


Transfer to a lightly floured baking sheet, brush with the remaining milk and bake for 12-15 mins until golden and well risen. Serve with clotted cream and jam.


Grab a cup of tea, put your feet up and enjoy!

Busy B Team x

The Busy B Kitchen Organising range can be found here.
Original recipe can be found at BBC Good Food

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