Cheesy Onion Scones

by - April 12, 2015



                      A scone is a single-serving cake or quick bread. They are usually made of wheat, barley or oatmeal, with baking powder as a leavening agent, and are baked on sheet pans. They are often lightly sweetened and are occasionally glazed.   These delicious scones often served as breakfast or any time snack..Thanks Priya Suresh for challenging this wonderful recipe for Home Bakers Challenge..


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time : 20 ~ 25 minutes depends on size of the scone
Yield: 16 wedges
Adapted from Recipe Net

Ingredients:
3 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt or to taste  
Red chili powder to your taste
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh rosemary ( Original recipe cal for chives, but I added onion and rosemary or you can add other herbs as per the availability).
1 1/2 cup /5 oz shredded parmesan cheese ( recipe called for extra sharp cheddar cheese)
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cups heavy cream plus or plain yogurt with pinch of baking soda  for healthier option


Method:
1. Preheat the oven  to 400 ° F. Mean time In a large mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt together. Then add rosemary, onion and cheese, tossing to combine.

Cheesy Onion Scones

Cheesy Onion Scones

Cheesy Onion Scones

Cheesy Onion Scones

2. Stir in cream with a fork until a sticky dough forms. If needed add extra moisture to your dough.
3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 8 times with floured hands.


4. Halve dough and form each half into a 7-inch round. Brush tops of rounds with additional cream. Cut each into 8 wedges.

5. Sprinkle some cheese on each scone before baking.

Baking:
6. Arrange wedges about 1/2 inch apart on an un-greased large baking sheet & bake in middle of oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
7. Cool on a rack. Store leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat in toaster.



Cheesy Onion Scones

Preparation time: 10 minutes  
Baking time : 20 ~ 25 minutes depends on size of the scone
Yield: 16 wedges

Ingredients:
3 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt or to taste  
Red chili powder to your taste
1/ 4 cup finely chopped fresh rosemary ( Original recipe cal for chives, but I added onion and rosemary or you can add other herbs as per the availability).
1 1/2 cup /5 oz shredded parmesan cheese ( recipe called for extra sharp cheddar cheese)
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cups heavy cream plus or plain yogurt with pinch of baking soda  for healthier option

Method:
1. Preheat the oven  to 400 ° F. Mean time In a large mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt together. Then add rosemary, onion and cheese, tossing to combine.
2. Stir in cream with a fork until a sticky dough forms. If needed add extra moisture to your dough.
3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 8 times with floured hands.
4. Halve dough and form each half into a 7-inch round. Brush tops of rounds with additional cream. Cut each into 8 wedges
5. Sprinkle some cheese on each scone before baking.

Baking:
6. Arrange wedges about 1/2 inch apart on an un-greased large baking sheet & bake in middle of oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
7. Cool on a rack. Store leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat in toaster.    www.sarasyummybites.com        Adapted from Recipe Net


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23 comments

  1. Irresistible...so loving these savory scones.. Bookmarking it...

    Tempting clicks...

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  2. i bet is good must give it a try

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  3. Wow delicious scones ...pls pass me...

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  4. Haven't tried scones..as yet..wondering why? They look simple and doable. Love your clicks and scones?

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  5. These savory scones make a great breakfast.

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  6. Such an excellent and droolworthy savoury scones.. Just cant take my eyes from ur clicks.

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  7. Such an excellent and droolworthy savoury scones.. Just cant take my eyes from ur clicks.

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  8. Perfectly made scone,looks so tempting and wish to have some..

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  9. Scones are generally cut into wedges but not separated until after baking. I like your savory recipe. Rosemary gives breads such a nice flavor.

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  10. Such inviting looking scones! must have tasted so good..

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  11. Love the addition of herbs. great recipe

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  12. oh i love these baked scones!!! very nicely made!!

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  13. That is a fantastic recipe for savory scones.

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  14. tried a sweet scone for this BM, i fell in love with it totally, these savory ones are too tempting, will a try this soon!!

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  15. I like this cheese filled scones a lot. Very nice idea of adding onions and herbs..

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  16. I made these with green chilies and cilantro. Nice savory scones and like the addition of onion in it.

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  17. I am yet to bake these for this months HBC! Looks too good and cheesy :)

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  18. lovely cheesy scones. They look nice. Please mention the bake fest event and Mayuri's jikoni event announcement pages in your links.

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  19. Love these cheesy & onion flavored scones.

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  20. My these look so delicious. I love scones and this is one that I will love to try.

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