Cherry Filled Scones


Cherry Filled Scones

Looking for an easy scone recipe? Try these Cherry Filled Scones, it is a great basic scone recipe that will make all cherry lovers' mouths water. With just a few ingredients you could be eating homemade scones tomorrow morning!

Cooking Time15 min


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest, grated
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cherry filling or cherry preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Butter 2 baking sheets.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange zest and salt.
  4. Gradually add orange juice and cream, stirring with a fork until soft dough forms and dough cleans sides of bowl.
  5. Turn out on a floured board.
  6. Knead dough gently with fingertips 10 times.
  7. Divide dough in half.
  8. Roll each half of the dough to a 9" circle, about 1/4" thick.
  9. Cut with a 3" round biscuit cutter.
  10. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon cherry filling on bottom half of each round.
  11. Fold top half of each round over filling, turnover fashion.
  12. Pinch edges together to seal.
  13. Arrange 2" apart on baking sheets.
  14. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes until nicely browned.
  15. Serve hot.

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Hi Scorpio Lady, I have updated the recipe. It should be clearer to read now. Thanks for the head's up. Also, because all of our recipes are user submitted, we don't have a picture yet. If you make these, you should send us a picture! Thanks! -Editors of RecipeLion

What is a 9S circle, a typo perhaps? This recipe needs a picture!


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