Cheddar & Sage Scones

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    259
based on 6 ratings

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!

recipe updated Jul 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    250ml
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    400g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    25g
  • Dry mustard icon
    Dry mustard
    8g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    0g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    0g
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper
    0g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    110g
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese
    150g
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    5g
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    15ml
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Grease a baking sheet
  3. Get a clean small bowl
  4. Add egg
  5. Add buttermilk
  6. Whisk together and set aside
  7. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Add all purpose flour
  9. Add baking powder
  10. Add dry mustard
  11. Add salt
  12. Add black pepper
  13. Add cayenne pepper
  14. Whisk briefly
  15. Rub in cubed unsalted butter
  16. Transfer milk mixture to dough
  17. Add grated cheddar cheese
  18. Add chopped fresh sage
  19. Mix briefly until dough forms
  20. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  21. Flatten until 1 cm thick
  22. Cut out
  23. Place dough on baking sheet
  24. Get a clean small bowl
  25. Add egg
  26. Mix in buttermilk
  27. Brush scones with eggs
  28. Sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese
  29. Bake for 13min
  30. Serve
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