Cheese Scones

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi March 19, 2019 1 min read

Cheese Scones

Possibly the easiest scones ever and they rise beautifully. Terrific served with soup and good for breakfast, tea party.

INGREDIENTS

25 m 500 g biscuit130 cals per 1 biscuit  

300 g Bread Flour 300 g Pastry Flour 12 g Salt 30 g Sugar 36 g Baking Powder
210 g Shortening or Butter 390 g Milk 180 g Grated Cheddar Cheese
Cheese Scones


DIRECTIONS

  • Scale all the ingredients accurately. 
  • Place rack above the center of oven. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Grease a baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together baking flour, pastry flour,  baking powder, sugar, and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add Cheddar cheese and milk, mixing with the fork until ragged moist dough forms. Drop by 1/4 (50 mL) cupfuls, 1-1/2 inches (4 cm) apart, onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake in center of 425°F (220°C) oven until lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes.  
    Chef Maryam Ghargharechi
    Chef Maryam Ghargharechi

    Proud mom, wife, and red seal chef with a passion! Member of WACS, CCFCC, and BC Chefs' Association.


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