Cherry almond scones. That’s what we’re talking about today. Tonight I am attending a birthday tea party. What says tea party more than scones? NOTHING. Maybe it’s the tea. Maybe it is my newfound addiction to Downton Abbey. Maybe it is that they have FLOUR in them and I miss it SO MUCH but scones are my new best friend.
Scones are delicious, for sure. Those delicious sweet biscuits are always a winner with me. I love them on their own, or with tea, milk, or coffee. They’re one of the best sweet teats out there, in my opinion.
But cherry almond scones. Oh, boy. Cherry almond scones are a completely different level. That buttery, sweet biscuit base with plump, sweet and tart cherries and almond flavor combine to create something that your mouth will be begging for more of after you have one.
Delicious Cherry Almond Scones
I love all things cherry and I have found that almond flavor is the perfect accompaniment. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any slivered almonds on hand but I did have almond extract. That worked nicely. These scones use frozen cherries that I keep in the freezer for smoothies so they were a treat that didn’t even require a trip to the store. WIN!
These cherry almond scones are perfect for almost any occasion. Brunch with the girls, baby and wedding showers, potlucks, holiday get-togethers – whatever the occasion, these scones are always a welcome addition.
They’re easy to make, and they are so, so good with that cherry and almond flavor throughout. It only takes a few minutes to get these scones ready to bake in the oven, so they’re an easy recipe for any occasion, even a weeknight!
Serving These Scones
These scones are best when they’re nice and warm. Serve them alongside coffee, tea, or even milk. They’re a simple treat that is served simply. Simplicity is what it’s all about with these scones, and that’s a nice change of pace.
These cherry almond scones will last from one to 2 days at room temperature in an air-tight container. If kept in an air-tight container in the refrigerator, these scones will last for about a week. For longer storage, you can store scones in the freezer for about a month. To reheat, simply put them in the oven at 300 degrees for five to ten minutes.
Cherry Almond Scones – Your New Favorite
Give these cherry almond scones a try, and I’m sure you’ll find that they’re your new favorite sweet treat. With a buttery and sweet biscuit base, a pop of cherry goodness, and delicious almond flavor throughout, these cherry almond scones are so good everyone will be asking for more.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 244Saturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 124mgCarbohydrates: 41gSugar: 21gProtein: 3g