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

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
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!


  1. Cheesy and delicious scones !

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

  3. Delicious and lovely looking scones. Wonderfully baked.

  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.

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

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

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

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

  9. Lovely scones...looks yummy..

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

  11. Looks so gorgeous, perfectly done..

  12. This great combo looks super yummy!

  13. super yummy n cute luking scones..

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


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