Cherry Nut Scones

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees, spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray or lightly oil; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the flours, Splenda, sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar.
  • With a pastry blender, cut in the mascarpone cheese and butter; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine egg yolk, yogurt, milk and extract; add the creamed mixture to the flour mixture; mixing until a soft dough forms.
  • Sprinkle the 1 tablespoon of flour over the cherries and pecans, toss to coat.
  • Turn dough out onto floured surface; knead gently, kneading in additional flour if needed along with cherries and pecans; place the kneaded dough onto prepared pan and pat into a 6 inches circle, cut into eight wedges; brush with egg white; sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm with additional mascarpone cheese if desired.
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