- STEP 1
Pre-heat oven to 130C/450F/gas 8 and lightly grease two baking trays.
- STEP 2
Sieve the flour into a large bowl. Cut the butter into small chunks and add them to the flour.
- STEP 3
Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles bread crumbs. Add the sugar, milk, cherries and fudge.
- STEP 4
Use a blunt knife to mix the ingredients together into a soft dough. Press and mould it with your fingers to make it smooth.
- STEP 5
Sprinkle an area of work surface with flour and place the dough on it. Roll out until about 1cm thick.
- STEP 6
Cut shapes out of the dough. Squeeze the scraps together and roll out again.
- STEP 7
Repeat step 6 until all of the dough has been used.
- STEP 8
Put the scones onto the prepared baking trays, leaving plenty of room between each scone.
- STEP 9
Bake for 7-12 minutes or until golden brown and risen. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
- STEP 10
Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve on a plate with a few extra dried cherries.