Cheddar Scones
  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 6 tbsp (90 mL) cold unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup (125 mL) 35% whipping cream
  • 1-2/3 cups (400 mL) shredded Old Cheddar cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, beat flour, baking powder, salt and butter on medium speed until coarse crumb consistency
  3. In another bowl, crack in eggs, using a fork break up the egg and beat together. Add cream and continue beating with the fork until completely combined.
  4. Add the egg and cream mix to the flour mixture.and beat until just incorporated (Don't over mix or your scones will be tough)
  5. Add Cheddar; beat until almost combined.
  6. Scrape mixture onto floured work surface.
  7. Knead once or twice to bring together.
  8. Shape into a ball and place on parchment lined cutting board.
  9. Using palm of your hand, flatten ball into a disc shape - 1-3/4 inch (4.5 cm) thick.
  10. Cut disc into four and then each quarter into three triangular pieces.
  11. Transfer parchment and dough to a baking sheet.
  12. Bake in centre of oven for 14 to 18 minutes or until puffed and golden.
Recipe by Older Mommy Still Yummy at