Sour Cream Cherry Scones Recipe

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Sour Cream Cherry Scones
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  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg


  1. Heat oven to 375°F
  2. Combine the almonds and sugar together in a small bowl, mix well.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Combine scone ingredients together; the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Combine sour cream, egg and almond extract in small bowl until smooth.
  6. Stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
  7. Stir in cherries.
  8. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 8 to 10 times until smooth, adding small amount of flour, if necessary.
  9. Divide dough in half. Pat each half into a
  10. 7-inch circle.
  11. Place 2 inches apart onto large ungreased baking sheet.
  12. Sprinkle topping evenly over dough.
  13. Score each half into 8 wedges; do not separate.
  14. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until scones are lightly browned.
  15. Cool 15 minutes; separate scones.
  16. Store leftover scones in airtight container at room temperature.
  17. Note: You can also substitute 2/3 cups sweetened dried cranberries for the cherries, your choice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 469.53 Kcal (1966 kJ)
Calories from fat 207.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.04g 35%
Cholesterol 81.73mg 27%
Sodium 232.03mg 10%
Potassium 375.34mg 8%
Total Carbs 57.41g 19%
Sugars 13.41g 54%
Dietary Fiber 2.51g 10%
Protein 9.05g 18%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 146.3mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 325.98 Kcal (1365 kJ)
Calories from fat 143.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 35%
Cholesterol 56.75mg 27%
Sodium 161.09mg 10%
Potassium 260.59mg 8%
Total Carbs 39.86g 19%
Sugars 9.31g 54%
Dietary Fiber 1.74g 10%
Protein 6.29g 18%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 0.7mg 6%
Calcium 101.5mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.8
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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