Thursday, July 12, 2018

Cherry Almond Scones

Tender, flaky scones, infused with almond extract and loaded with maraschino cherries, these Cherry Almond Scones are also topped with a cherry-almond glaze! They’re ready in about 45 minutes, start to finish, so you can have homemade, fresh-from-the-oven Cherry Almond Scones whenever your heart desires!


For scones:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter very cold or frozen
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 10 oz. jars maraschino cherries drained (reserve juice for glaze), patted dry, minced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or eggnog
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. turbinado sugar for sprinkling

For glaze:

  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and baking powder.
  2. Using a pastry blender or a knife, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Add slivered almonds and minced cherries, tossing to combine.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together eggs, heavy cream, and almond extract.
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