Cheese scone is a unique, delicious snack that any savoury snack fan certainly falls in love with as soon as trying it.
This flaky, savoury biscuit you best enjoy it when fresh but some love it whenever they have the chance to eat it.
This is what you need to make some:
- 600 grams flour
- 100 ml milk
- 3 grams yeast
- 200 grams sour cream
- 2 medium eggs
- 200 grams butter
- 200 grams cheese (Edam, Gouda or Masdaam)
How to make delicious cheese scone:
1. Combine lukewarm milk, yeast and drops of honey in a cup. Leave it stand until yeast gets foamy. About 5 minutes.
2. Combine flour, eggs, sour cream, half of the butter and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. When yeast is foamy enough pour in with the other ingredients.
3. Knead dough until in comes together and dough is completely separated from the edges of the bowl.
4. Cover the bowl and leave it in a warm place for half an hour to raise.
5. Spread flour onto the surface before laying the risen dough on it.
6. Flatten the dough with a rolling pin into a 30 cms wide square.
7. Spread the rest of the butter evenly on top.
8. Fold 1/3 from up and the last third from down.
9. Fold 1/3 from the left then the other 1/3 from the right. So you get something like this:
10. Cover it with a clean cloth and leave it rise for another 20 minutes.
11. After 20 minutes roll the dough with a rolling pin onto a square.
12. Flour a round cookie cutter (Size is up to you. It depends on how big or small you want the scones.)
13. Cut scones out of the dough and place them on the baking sheet on the tray.
14. Place them apart and leave some space between the scones as they are going to grow bigger.
15. Beat an egg and brush it over the top of the scones.
16. Grate the cheese and put it on top of each scones.
17. Put tray into pre-heated (180C degree) oven for 20-25 minutes.
18. Take cheese scone out when reddish gold.
Serve them fresh but not hot. Enjoy your night or picnic whilst nibbling on this delicious snack.
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Kneading out the every day life nuisances under the low humming noise of the airflow oven.