Cherry Scones



  1. All Purpose flour/self raising flour – 2 cups
  2. Sugar(superfine) – 1 Tbsp
  3. Butter – 1/3 cup
  4. Glazed Cherries(chopped) – 3 tbsp
  5. Golden Raisins – 3 tbsp
  6. Egg (beaten) – 1
  7. Milk – 1/4 cup
  8. Salt – a pinch


  1. Sieve the flour, sugar and salt into a mixing bowl.Rub in butter with your fingers until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  2. Stir in the glazed cherries and raisins.Add the beaten egg.
  3. Reserve 1 tbsp of milk for glazing.
  4. Add the remaining milk to the mix.
  5. Mix together to form a soft dough.
  6. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of 2 cm and cut out 8 scones using a 2 inch cutter.
  7. Lightly  grease a baking the scones on to the baking tray and brush with the reserve milk.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven 220degree C/425 degree F for 10 minutes until scones are golden brown
  9. leave to cool on a wire rack.
  10. serve split and buttered.


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