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Marzipan and Cherry Scone Recipe UK
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Marzipan and Cherry Scone Recipe UK

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine British
Keyword scone recipe uk, scones
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Nicola Turner
Cost 4.5

Ingredients

  • 350 grams self-raising flour
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • 100 grams of butter
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 cup glacier cherries
  • 11/2 cup cubed ready made marzipan
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 150 millilitres whole/full-fat milk
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees Celcius
  • Mix the flour and sugar bowl
  • Cube the butter with a cold knife ensuring not to handle it too much
  • Rub the butter with your fingertips into the flour and sugar mixture
  • Add the baking powder, chopped cherry, and marzipan, and mix a little to combine
  • Combine the milk and vanilla essence together thoroughly
  • Pour the milk into the dry mixture and mix gently with a spoon - no more than 5 times around the bowl
  • Transfer the mixture onto a lightly floured surface
  • Push the dough together carefully without pressing down too firmly
  • Shape the dough into your desired shape and cut into squares or triangle (you can also make a round scone with a cutter but this can lead to overworking)
  • Grease a baking tray with some butter then transfer the scones onto the tray
  • Brush the top of the scones with the beaten egg and cook in the centre of your preheated oven for 12 minutes
  • When golden brown on top, remove and allow to cool for 15 minutes