Drain the sour cherries well. Safe 1 tbsp of juice.
Mix milk with apple cider vinegar and let it rest for 10 minutes. So you get "buttermilk". Take 1 tbsp and set aside for brushing.
Mix flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
Cut the butter into pieces and add to the flour mixture.
Knead with your hands into a crumbly dough or place in a food processor and pulse. Add vanilla to the milk and drizzle over the flour mixture and then toss the mixture together with a rubber spatula until everything appears moistened.
Slowly and gently fold in the sour cherries. Don´t overwork the dough. Dough will be a little wet. With well floured hands, put the sticky dough into a ball shape on a floured work surface. Press the dough ball flat.
Cut 4 times with a sharp knife to make 8 pieces. Place the scones at least 5 cm away from the prepared baking sheet. Brush the cherry scones with buttermilk and sprinkle with almonds.
you put the ball on a baking tray, press it flat and cut it. Sprinkle with buttermilk and almonds. Bake golden for 20-30 minutes.
Have you left the scones in a circle. While still warm, replace the interfaces and let cool completely.
Mix icing sugar with cherry juice and pour over the cooled scones.