Cheddar & Sage Scones

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

12

Total Time

35mins

Calories

259

We made these delicious scones with fresh sage, but thyme or rosemary would be great too! In any case, they're soft and cheesy and peppery. So good!

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    Ingredients

  • Egg icon
    Egg2
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk250 ml
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour400 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder25 g
  • Dry mustard icon
    Dry mustard8 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 pinch
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper1 pinch
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper1 pinch
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter110 gcubed
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese150 ggrated
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage5 gchopped
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk15 g
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheeseas neededgrated
    Method

  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 200°C
  • 2. Grease a clean baking sheet
  • 3. Add egg and buttermilk to a clean small bowl
  • 4. Whisk together and set aside
  • 5. Add all purpose flour, baking powder, dry mustard, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 6. Whisk briefly
  • 7. Rub in unsalted butter until coarse crumbs form
  • 8. Add buttermilk-egg mixture
  • 9. Add cheddar cheese and fresh sage
  • 10. Mix briefly until dough forms
  • 11. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  • 12. Flatten by hand until 1 cm thick
  • 13. Cut out 3 inch rounds with a cookie cutter
  • 14. Place rounds on baking sheet
  • 15. Add egg to a clean small bowl
  • 16. Mix in buttermilk to the egg
  • 17. Brush scones with egg-buttermilk mixture
  • 18. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese
  • 19. Bake - 13 min, 200°C
  • 20. Serve

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