Apple Cheddar Scones
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup cold butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup diced peeled apples
In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Gently fold in the cheese and apples. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times.
Pat into a 9-inch circle. Cut into eight wedges. Separate wedges and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 F. for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 scones.
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Pairs Well With
These delicious golden scones can be served for brunch but I sometimes add a scoop of ice cream and serve them as a dessert. They have a great taste and are always very popular when I serve them.