Cherry Chocolate Scones

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 38mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    455

Deliciously sweet and tart buttery-rich scones. Try substituting the dried cherries with dried apricots.

recipe updated Oct 16, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    480g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    25g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    5g
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    60g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    210g
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    180ml
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream
    240ml
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    6ml
  • Dried cherries icon
    Dried cherries
    240g
  • Chocolate chips icon
    Chocolate chips
    130g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper then set aside
  2. Pre-heat
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add all purpose flour
  5. Add baking powder
  6. Add salt
  7. Add sugar
  8. Add cold unsalted butter
  9. Mix on low speed until coarse crumbs form
  10. Retrieve large mixing bowl
  11. Add buttermilk
  12. Add sour cream
  13. Add vanilla extract
  14. Mix on low speed until dough forms
  15. Get a clean small bowl
  16. Add dried cherries
  17. Add chocolate chips
  18. Transfer mixture to dough
  19. Mix on low speed until combined
  20. Flatten dough onto baking sheet
  21. Chill in fridge for 30min
  22. Cut dough into squares
  23. Arrange scones
  24. Bake for 18min until golden brown
  25. Transfer onto cooling rack
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