Sunday, June 15, 2014

Cheddar and oregano scones

Scone is a single serving cake or quick bread. It can be both savory and sweet .For this month baking partner challenge Archana of The Mad Scientist's Kitchen suggested two recipes tart and scone. I preferred scone since it easy to do.Thanks Swathi and Archana for suggesting these recipe.Otherwise i wont try these kinds of baking.



All purpose flour               1 1/4 cup

Baking Powder                  1 1/2 tsp

Salt                                    1/4 tsp

Butter                                4 tbsp

Pepper                               a pinch

Buttermilk                        4 oz

Oregano                           1 1/2 tbsp

Cheddar cheese grated    1 cup


Preheat the oven to 440F. Grease or line the baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a bowl,mix flour,salt,baking powder and pepper. Rub the butter with mixture until resembles crumbs.

Mix 1/2 of cheese and 1 tbsp of oregano. Make a well in the center and pour buttermilk.

Knead well till the forms soft dough. In a clean work surface, dust the flour and knead well.

Roll the dough into 3cm thick circle.Cut in quarters then the quarters again to get 8 sectors.

Transfer in to baking sheet and sprinkle remaining cheese and oregano on top.Bake it for 15 - 20 minutes.Serve warm with butter.


The original recipe called for cup of self raising flour i replaced with all purpose flour and baking powder.

Dried Oregano can be replace with fresh or dried sage

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