RECIPES

Sour Cherry Scones

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 (The Sycamore Kitchen)

  • Prep Time

    45min

  • Cook Time

    10min

  • Total Time

    1hr

  • Servings

    10

These delectable cherry scones are a signature item at The Sycamore Kitchen in Los Angeles.

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups flour
  • 3 1/2 T. sugar
  • 1 1/2 T. baking powder
  • 1/8 t. salt
  • 3 oz. butter, cold
  • 2/3 cup + 1 T. cream
  • 1/2 cup dried sour cherries, plumped
  • 1/2 t. orange zest

Preparation

Step 1

  • Put dry ingredients in mixer bowl with paddle attachment.

Step 2

  • Cut the butter into 1/2 inch cubes and paddle until the butter is pea size. Drizzle in wet cream.

Step 3

  • Turn machine back on for a couple seconds, add cherries and orange zest.

Step 4

  • When just combined, turn off machine and empty bowl onto counter and pat dough together, forming a rectangle.

Step 5

  • Roll to 1 1/2 inch thick. Cut into triangles.

Step 6

  • Let chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Step 7

  • Brush with cream and sprinkle raw sugar on top.

Step 8

  • Bake at 375, convection for about 10 min.Serve with jam, butter or clotted cream.