Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones

 

Cherry Chocolate Chip Scone

 

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour, or try whole-wheat

¼ cup honey

4 tsp. baking powder

pinch of salt

½ cup butter, cold or organic shortening

2 eggs, substitute if you like

2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

½ tsp. real vanilla

½ cup milk, non-dairy work as well

¾ cup fresh cherries, chopped roughly

2 rounded Tbs. mini-chocolate chips

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

 

Combine flour, salt, baking powder in mixing bowl. Cut in butter or shortening, until it resembles coarse crumbs.

 

In another bowl, combine honey, eggs, vanilla & milk. Combine and add to dry mixture. Use a fork to blend.

 

Fold in cherries and chocolate chips. On a floured surface, form dough into a rounded shape, about 1 inch thick. Score into 8 wedges with a sharp knife. Using a spatula, place wedge onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake 30 minutes.

 

Makes 8 scones.