Cherry Scones

Serving

8

Preparation

20 minutes

Bake time

10-12 minutes

Difficulty

1 out of 5 (Easy)

Ingredients

TO PREPARE THE SCONES

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C (200°C for a fan oven) / 425 F / Gas Mark 7. Lightly grease a baking tray and set aside.
  2. Empty the scone mix into a bowl. Mix the egg and milk together. Reserve 2 tablespoons for glazing and then add the remaining liquid to the scone mix. Stir until a smooth dough is formed.
  3. Chop the Glacé Cherries into quarters and add to the mix, giving a good stir to combine them.
  4. Roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface to approximately 2cm thickness. Cut into 6 scones using a 6cm cutter or use the rim of a drinking glass as a template to cut out. Place onto a greased baking tray.
  5. Brush the tops of the scones with the remaining egg-milk mixture to glaze
  6. Leave to rise for 10 minutes at room temperature.
  7. Bake in the centre of the oven for 10-12 minutes until golden brown. Serve with clotted cream and jam.