Cherry Orange Scones Recipe

Cherry Orange Scones Recipe

Well, they sometimes say the more the merrier so we’ve added an additional fruity flavor to our Cherry Scones Recipe. We’ve opted for something that’s a bit zesty and has that citrus flavor in every bite. Have a go at our Cherry Orange Scones Recipe.

You'll have a great tea time when you bite into this simple cherry orange scones recipe. Easy to make scones with zesty orange peel and tangy cherries.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp orange rind, grated
  • cup butter
  • cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • cup dried cherries
  • 3 cups flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine butter, salt, sour cream, and sugar into a mixer. Mix ingredients until smooth.
  3. Next, in a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, dried cherries, and orange rind and mix ingredients together.
  4. Add in the sour cream mixture to the dry ingredients and mix. Continue to mix until you get a nice doughy form.
  5. Divide dough into 8 to 10 equal parts.
  6. Grease baking sheet first before baking scones for 30 to 40 minutes or until lightly brown.
  7. Serve with butter or heavy cream. You may also substitute other dried berries for the cherries if you desire.


  • Sugar: 15g
  • :
  • Calcium: 138mg
  • Calories: 360kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 91mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 325mg
  • Vitamin A: 774IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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