Olympic week continues. I hope you will like all of these British favorites and maybe have a tea party of your own. But don't think you need to have a tea party to enjoy scones. They are great any time.
2 c all purpose flour
1/3 c sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 c dried cherries chopped
1/2 c white chocolate chips chopped
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 400.
In a medium bowl mix flour, 1/3 c sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Slice butter into flour mixture use pastry cutter to incorporated the butter. Add chopped cherries and chocolate.
In a small bowl whisk sour cream and egg until smooth; stir in vanilla. Add to flour mixture and mix.
Place on a lightly floured surface and pat into a circle about 3/4 inch thick. You can use a cookie cutter or cut into wedges. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake until golden about 15-17 minutes.
If desired drizzle with melted white chocolate.