Recipe | Cherry cake

Light vanilla sponge studded with ruby red glacé cherries. Delicious!

Cherry cake recipe sponge cake with glace cherries and white icing sliced

I got this recipe from my trusty book: Sweet and Savoury bites by Jane Price.

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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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