Cheddar Parmesan Pepper Scones
Recipe source: pinchmysalt
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
½ tsp coarsely ground black pepper
½ cup cold butter cut into small pieces
½ cup cheddar cheese grated
½ cup parmesan cheese grated
½ cup cold buttermilk (I used yogurt +water)
1 -2 tsp hot sauce
2 tbsp melted butter
½ tsp paprika or hot sauce
Preheat oven to 200 degree Celsius. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Mix 2 tbsp melted butter, paprika or hot sauce and keep aside.
In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk, egg and hot sauce and keep aside.
In a large bowl whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, pepper powder and salt.
Add butter and mix with your fingers till the flour resembles bread crumbs.
Stir in both cheese.
Add the buttermilk mixture and mix with a fork lightly till the dough comes together.
Tip the dough onto a floured surface and fold/knead over few times. Sprinkle flour as required. Handle lightly.
Either form into a round and flatten and cut into wedges or form a log, flatten and cut into triangles.
(ignore bad lighting and shade 🙂 )
Place on the baking sheet. Brush with melted butter/paprika mixture.
Bake for 15 -20 minutes till bottom and sides become golden brown.
Serve warm or cold.