Cherry Buttermilk Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 2 tsp sugar, for sprinkling
  • 2 tbs butter
These scones are wonderful served with coffee, tea or for that matter a cold glass of milk.
  • Pre heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, 2 tbs sugar and baking powder and baking soda.
  • With a pastry blender or Knife, cut in the butter and oil until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a measuring cup, combine the buttermilk, vanilla and egg yolk and stir until combined.
  • Pour liquids and cherries into flour mixture and stir just until combined.
  • Transfer the dough to an ungreased round baking sheet.
  • Shape dough into a 7 inch round.
  • dip knife into flour and make cuts for form 8 wedges, but don’t separate wedges.
  • Brush wedges with egg white and sprinkle with 2 tsps of sugar.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown and toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Separate wedges and serve warm.
  • Feel free to add your favorite jam on top.
 

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