A Note From Guittard Chocolate Company Regarding Covid-19
Make It Sweet: Learn how Guittard is responding to COVID-19 and how you can Pay-It-Forward now and in the future

Chocolate Cherry Scone

Flavorful, fruity scones, excellent with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

Yield: 2 dozen 60g scones
Working Time: 45 minutes
This recipe contains: Tree Nuts, Eggs, Gluten, Dairy


3 cups + 2 tbsp [500g] flour

1 cup [163g] Guittard Extra Dark Chocolate Chips

¾ cup [176g] unsalted butter

2 [90g] eggs

¼ cup + 2 tbsp [72g] white sugar

2 tbsp + 1 tsp [25g] baking powder

1 tsp [5g] baking soda

¾ tsp salt

1 cup + 1 tbsp [265g] buttermilk

¾ cup [100g] almonds

1 cup [100g] dried cherries


Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut butter into flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix milk and eggs then stream into above mixture. Mix slightly to gather into a soft dough. Incorporate chips, almonds and cherries. Form dough into 3 patties, brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sugar. Slice each patty into 6 triangles and place onto lined baking sheet. Bake about 15 minutes and allow to cool completely