How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt in a bowl.
  • Combine buttermilk and 8 tablespoons butter in medium bowl. Add to flour mixture. Mix with hands to form small mealy clumps.
  • Add almond extract, almonds, zest and cherries to flour mixture, then mix a bit more until these are distributed throughout the dough.
  • Using greased 1/4 c measure, scoop level amount of dough and drop onto parchment about 1 inch apart.
  • Bake until tops are golden brown and crisp approx. 10–12 minutes.
  • Brush freshly baked scones with remaining 2 tablespoons of melted butter.
  • Transfer to wire rack for cooling.

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  • gittel210 8 years ago
    I made these but at 475 degrees they browned too quickly, I recommend baking them at 450.

    Gail
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    " It was excellent "
    dosh70 ate it and said...
    Nothing beats a warm scone and these sound great. Thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Sounds so good, I love scones, you have my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    thanks, I love scones!
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    " It was excellent "
    auntybea ate it and said...
    These sound delicious!
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