Recipe | Easy cherry scones – perfect for afternoon tea

However you pronounce it, the scone is the perfect mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack. And adding glacé cherries cheers them up with a touch of sweet bright red.

Freshly-baked cherry scones with hot butter and tea

I got this recipe from my Mum. The recipe was technically for raisin scones, but I substituted the raisins for chopped glacé cherries (which I believe are also called “candied” cherries). I also added baking powder and I’d glad I did!

Ingredients (makes 6-10 scones depending on how thinly you roll the dough and the size of your cutter. I got 7!)
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Recipe | Giant choux buns filled with whipped cream and topped with melted Terry’s chocolate orange

Giant choux buns, profiteroles, or whatever you want to call them! Filled with whipped cream and topped with melted Terry’s chocolate orange 🙂

Giant choux buns profiteroles filled with double whipped cream and topped with melted Terry's chocolate orange

This recipe is from my notebook. Reading it back to myself, I think I copied it verbatim from my mum’s instructions.

Ingredients (makes 16-20 large choux buns)
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