Canadian Cheddar Cheese Scones
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp dry mustard
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1 1/2 cups - 8 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup milk
Preheat oven to 425° F. Lightly grease a baking sheet; set aside.
In a mixing bowl, stir flour, salt, baking powder and mustard powder together. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly. Stir in the cheese, mixing well.
Combine the egg with 1/4 cup of the milk and stir into flour mixture to make a soft dough, adding more milk only if it is needed.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead several times and then pat dough out into an 8-inch circle onto the prepared baking sheet. Cut into 8 wedges. Brush scones with milk.
Bake until tops are just starting to brown, about 9 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately.Makes 8 scones
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