Chocolate and Cherry Scones


Valentine’s Day Scones

11 Feb 2022, Posted by Chris Waltman in Chris' Corner

Cherry and Chocolate Scones

Yields – 10 Large Scones

Prep Time – 15 min

Cook Time – 10-15 min


All Purpose Flour 430 g 2 ¾ cups
Baking Powder 30 g 2 Tbsp
Kosher Salt 6 g 1 tsp
Sugar 40 g 3 Tbsp
Dried Cherries 80 g ½ cup
Dark Chocolate Chips 100 g ½ cup
Butter (frozen) 140 g 12 Tbsp
Heavy Cream (very cold) 450 g 1 ¾ cups


  1. Mix the dry ingredients – AP flour (sifted), baking powder, kosher salt, and sugar
  2. Grate frozen butter into the bowl of dry ingredients
  3. Gently toss the grated butter in the dry mix without mashing butter
  4. Once the butter is fully coated, grind the mix between your hands mixed resembles coarse sand
  5. Add dried cherries and chocolate cups to the flour/butter mix
  6. Pour the heavy cream over the mix and fold in using a spatula or spoon
  7. The dough will be slightly wet/tacky to the tough
  8. Lightly flour and remove from the bowl
  9. Form into a rectangle about ½”-¾” thick
  10. Cut the dough into 10 triangles using a dough cutter (place the dough in the freezer for 15 min for easier cutting)
  11. Bake at 400°F convection (425°F conventional) until golden brown (10-15 min)