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Apple Cheddar Scones

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

8 scones

I serve these golden scones for brunch. Add a scoop of ice cream and they make a great dessert. —Jeanne Alexander, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
Apple Cheddar Scones Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced peeled apples

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Gently fold in the cheese and apples. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times.
  2. Pat into a 9-in. circle. Cut into eight wedges. Separate wedges and place on a greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

1 scone: 253 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 457mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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