Cheddar Cheese Drop Scones

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Mix, drop and bake this easy, cheesy scone. Split and serve warm, with additional butter to melt in. Mmmm!

Tags: Easy, 30 mins, Breakfast, Brunch and Breads, Snacks, Rice & Grains, Cheese, Baking, Vegetarian
Serves: 12
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 20  minutes
Cooking time: 17  minutes
Total: 37  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups (300 mL) 2% milk
2 cups (500 mL) PC Organics All Purpose Flour - Unbleached
1/2 cup (125 mL) chilled PC Organics Salted Fresh Churned Butter , cut in cubes
1 cup (250 mL) shredded PC Organics Medium Cheddar Cheese
1 tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. In large bowl, sift together flour, sugar and baking powder. With pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With wooden spoon, stir in cheese. Stir in milk just until moistened. Do not overmix. Using 1/4 cup (50 mL) measure, drop batter in mounds onto prepared baking sheet, spacing mounds well apart. Makes 12 scones.
    3. Bake in centre of oven for 15 to 17 minutes or until golden. Cool on rack slightly before serving.

Chef's Tips

Store leftovers in tightly sealed tin at room temperature, or wrap and freeze for up to a month.

Nutritional Information

Per 1 scone serving
Calories 200 Cal
Fat 11 g
Sodium 250 mg
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fibre 1 g
Protein 6 g