Cheddar and Sage Scones
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.
Hope you will all enjoy!