Heart-shaped cherry scones

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Dried sour cherries
1 cup Warm water
1 cup Flour
1 cup Whole wheat flour
¼ cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
½ cup Chilled butter; cut in bits
1 large Egg yolk
¾ cup Buttermilk

Date: Thu, 14 Mar 1996 19:12:23 -0500 From: beck4@... (Eileen & Bob Holze) 1. Soak cherries in warm water. Let stand until softened, 1 hour. Drain and discard liquid.

2. Preheat oven to 375 deg.

3. In a medium bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Using a patry blender cut butter into flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.

4. Mix together egg yolk and buttermilk.

5. Make a well in the center of flour mixture. Add egg mixture and cherries all at once to well, tossing with a fork until a soft dough forms.

6. On a floured surface, knead dough 10 times. Using a floured rolling pin, roll dough to a 1 in. thickness. Using a floured 3 in. heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out scones. Gather trimmings, roll dough to a 1 in.

thickness, and cut out more scones.

7. Place scones, 1 in. apart, on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden, 18 to 20 min. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar. NOTES

: With a tempting blend of sweet and sour, these Valentine scones relect the true nature of romance. Make these scones in a variety of shapes.

Serve with honey, sweet butter, or jam. Makes 8 scones.



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