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Chocolate Cherry Almond Scones Recipe
The combination of chocolate cherry and almonds is perfect for scones. Great for snacking and I've included a gluten free option
plus 2 tablespoons
cut into small pieces.
can sub with semi-sweet chocolate chips
raw sugar for dusting
Combine flour, salt sugar.
Freeze butter for 10 minutes.
Preheat oven to 450.
Chop cherries,toss with two tablespoons flour, set aside.
Chop Chocolate set aside.
Combine flour mixture with butter, until you form larger than pea pieces.
Add chocolate and cherries.Mix gently.
Add buttermilk and cream. Stir with wooden spoon.
Pat down with your hands to form a 7-8 inch diameter.
Flour the bottom and top to make for easy cutting.
Brush with milk or cream.
Top with almonds. Use as many as you like. Try to cover completely.
Sprinkle raw sugar.
Cut into 7 pieces, like a pie and put on baking sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
You can use all cream, all buttermilk, or a combination.