Savoury Cheddar and Basil Scones

Servings: Makes: 8 - 10 (4 inch) scones

Nutritional Information:

Per 100g

Calories 311 Fat 17g Saturates 5.1g Sugars 1.9g Salt 1.5g Protein 5.6g


Ingredients

Method

1

Preheat oven to 220°C (Gas Mark 7, 425°F). If using a pizza stone, add to oven while preheating.

2

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, flaxseed, sea salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Whisk with a pastry cutter to incorporate.

3

Cut butter into mixture with pastry cutter until mixture appears crumbly.

4

Add almond or soya milk, lemon juice, fresh basil, and 75g (¾ cup) cheddar. Mix until just incorporated. Dough will not be completely smooth.

5

Gather dough into a ball and place on a lightly floured surface. Roll dough into ½-inch-thick square. Cut into triangles of desired size.

6

Place scones on a baking tray or floured surface (if using pizza stone) and top with dried basil and remaining 25g (¼ cup) cheddar. If baking on a pizza stone, carefully transfer scones to hot pizza stone when ready to bake.

7

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

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