Almond Cherry Scones 

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Enjoy the blend of almond paste and sweet, tart cherries in these rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth Almond Cherry Scones. Perfect for Mother's Day brunch or afternoon tea, they're sure to impress and satisfy.

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STEP 1:  Cut the cold butter into small cubes and add to dry ingredients. Then, use a pastry cutter to work the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.

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STEP 2:  Take chilled almond paste and grate with a cheese grater (use the side with larger holes).

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STEP 3:  Then, add almond paste and dried cherries to flour and butter mixture. Toss to coat evenly.

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STEP 4:  Combine heavy cream and vanilla extract in a liquid measuring cup. Then, slowly pour liquid into the dough. 

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STEP 5:  Gently stir until the dough forms. Be careful not to over mix.

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STEP 6:  Divide the dough in half. Then, transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and pat each one into a circle, about 1 inch thick.

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STEP 7:  Use a sharp knife or pastry cutter to divide the dough into 8 wedges.

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STEP 8:  Brush the tops with heavy cream and sprinkle with turbinado sugar and sliced almonds. Then, bake for 18 minutes.

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STEP 9:  Then, drizzle glaze over the top of each scone using a spoon. Sprinkle extra dried cherries on top.

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