Cherry Almond Scones

For the Cherry Almond Scones:

Ingredients Preparation
  1. Combine the flours, baking powder, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  2. Cut cold pieces of the butter into the flour mixture until a mealy dough with pea-sized bits of butter is formed.
  3. Toss in the lemon zest.
  4. Toss the American AlmondĀ® Almond Paste and chopped cherries in the flour mixture to coat.
  5. Stir in the heavy cream to make a dough.
  6. Shape the dough into a log and freeze slightly before cutting into triangles.
  7. Brush each scone with heavy cream and sprinkle with sugar and bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 20 minutes.

For the Glaze:

  1. Prepare a flat icing with 228g of powdered sugar and enough milk to make a thin icing.
  2. Drizzle the icing over the cooled scones and garnish with American AlmondĀ® almond brittle crunch.

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