Garlic Cheese Scones

Written by admin on April 7, 2009
Garlic Cheese Scones
All credits belong to kimscupcakes for this wonderful and simple to make delight.

* 2 cups all purpose flour
* 1 Tbsp. Baking Powder
* 9 tablespoons butter
* 1/4 tsp salt
* 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
* 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
* 2/3 cup milk

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
2. In a large bowl, sift together flour and salt. Rub in butter lightly with finger tips until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in cheese and garlic. Make a well in the center of the mixture and pour in the milk, reserving 1 teaspoon for a glazing the scones. Gently mix, just until combined.
3. Turn out onto a lightly floured board and knead briefly and lightly. Be careful not to overwork the dough. Press out dough to form a 1 inch thick round. Cut into 8 wedges. Place on prepared tray and brush with reserved milk.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 20 minutes, or until light brown. Serve hot or let cool on a wire rack.

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