Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Cheddar and Sage Scones



Cheddar and Sage Scones

Baking partners challenge for this month is savory tart and scones. I have already posted two scone recipes,one citrus flavored and one with coconut and butter scotch. But when I saw this recipe of cheese scones, I wanted to give it a try.Scones are perfect snack with a cup of coffee. It is buttery and tender in the inside and crispy in the outside.This recipes  are suggested and tried and tested by Archana of The Mad Scientist’s Kitchen. I added sun dried tomatoes and one egg in my recipe.Thanks Archana for sharing this yummy recipe.

Recipe Source: bbcgoodfood.com , http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/cheddar-sage-scones

Ingredients
Self Raising flour- 225 grams+ extra for dusting
English Mustard powder- 1 1/2 tsp
A pinch salt
A pinch pepper
Clove powder- 1/3 tsp
Sun dried tomatoes chopped- 3 tbs
Butter- 50 grams chilled and cubed
Cheddar cheese- 75 grams grated
1 tbs dried Sage + ½ tbs
Heavy cream- 1/3cup
Egg-1
Milk- 1/4 cup
1 tbs oil, for greasing



Preheat oven to 220°C.Grease and flour the baking tin.
Mix flour, mustard powder,clove powder, salt, pepper in a bowl.With a pasty blender cut in the chilled butter and mix until the mixture resembles course crumble. Add grated cheese,sun dried tomatoes and dried sage mix well.
In a bowl beat eggs till it is light and  fluffy. Mix in cream and water or milk.
Make a well in the center of the flour butter mixture and add the wet ingredients. Mix until all is combined, knead gently until it comes together as a ball. Pat on to  a floured board. Shape into a 9 inch circle and cut into 8 wedges or flatten into square and using a cookie cutter cut into circles. Brush the top with milk and sprinkle the top with cheese and dried sage. Layer on baking sheet and bake for 12- 15 minutes till it is slightly golden brown. Serve warm with a cup of tea.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


20 comments:

  1. Cheesy and delicious scones !

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  2. Love circles scones instead of triangle. Perfect for breakfast.

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  3. Delicious and lovely looking scones. Wonderfully baked.
    Deepa

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  4. Wow these look so very perfect. I love the changes you have made they will taste better. Thanks for the mention and thanks for trying the scones out.

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  5. wow..these look cute & delicious :)

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  6. Awesome scones, makes me want to grab them out of the screen :)

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  7. Beautiful Scones , you made it really wonderful Suja Love it.

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  8. Looking so lovely. will give a try and see. Thanks for sharing

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  9. Lovely scones...looks yummy..

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  10. Yummy scones...following you...visit my space too

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  11. Looks so gorgeous, perfectly done..

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  12. This great combo looks super yummy!

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  13. super yummy n cute luking scones..

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  14. ooh. I love sconce and this looks awesome Suja dear..

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