Cheddar and Apple Buttermilk Scones

Breakfast

Try these delicious scones for breakfast or as a quick treat during the day.

  • Total Preparation Time: 35 minutes

Makes 24 servings

Rating: 2 Stars

Ingredients

3 cups750 mLFlour
1 1/2 tsp12 mLBaking Powder
1/2 tsp2 mLBaking soda
1/2 tsp2 mLSalt
3/4 cup175 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, chilled
1 1/2 cups375 mLIvanhoe Cheddar Cheese, grated
3/4 cup175 mLApples, diced
1 cup250 mLButtermilk Or Milk, plus 1 tbsp for brushing
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  3. Using a grater on the largest holes, grate the chilled butter into the flour mixture and rub with fingertips until it resembles large flakes. Stir in cheese and apples.
  4. Make a well in mixture and add buttermilk. Using a fork, gently incorporate flour with buttermilk until just combined.
  5. Turn dough onto large piece of parchment paper and pat down into large disk. Use paper to fold mixture into itself 4 to 5 times. Pat dough down to a ½ ” (1 cm) thick circle.
  6. Cut out desired shapes with biscuit cutters and place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining buttermilk and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • For a quick breakfast on the run, grab a scone, slice it in half and add a slice of cheese and fresh fruit preserves – blueberry, cherry, or pear.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.

 

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Ingredients

3 cups750 mLFlour
1 1/2 tsp12 mLBaking Powder
1/2 tsp2 mLBaking soda
1/2 tsp2 mLSalt
3/4 cup175 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, chilled
1 1/2 cups375 mLIvanhoe Cheddar Cheese, grated
3/4 cup175 mLApples, diced
1 cup250 mLButtermilk Or Milk, plus 1 tbsp for brushing
Add to Shopping List

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