Cherry scones filled with jam and clotted cream

Cherry Scones

The deliciously perfect afternoon tea treat with a cherry twist! An extra 25p per Farmers Milk bottle, goes to supporting farmers.

Afternoon tea delight
scone ingredients laid out on a cutting board

Ingredients

512g (18oz) of plain flour

1/2tsp salt

1 1/2tsp baking powder 

50g butter (1.7oz)

180ml whipping cream

100ml Arla Farmers Milk

30g chopped cherries

Jam and clotted cream to serve 

Step 1

Pre heat the oven to 200C. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl.

A bowl of flour
A pair of hands working butter into a bowl of flour

Step 2

All the butter into the flour mixture and work together with your fingertips.

Step 3

Stir in the milk, cherries and cream and work into a dough.

A pair of hands kneading dough
a pair of hands cutting out circles from dough with a tumbler

Step 4

Flatten the dough with a rolling pin on a floured work surface until its around 2cm thick. Cut and remove 16 circles with a small glass or biscuit cutter.

Step 5

Place the dough circles onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper and brush with cream. Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 12 minutes.

Uncooked scones being glazed on a tray
Cherry scones piled onto a tray

Step 6

Once baked, allow to cool. Cut and add jam and clotted cream before enjoying with a nice cup of tea.