Apple Cheddar Nut Scones

Scone Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Margarine or butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 8 ounces (2 cups) shredded Cheddar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower nut
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Apple sauce

Scone Preparation:

Heat oven to 400°F.  In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using pastry blender or fork cut in margarine until mixture is crumbly. Stir in cheese and nuts. Add applesauce; stir just until moistened. On floured surface, knead dough gently 5 or 6 times. Place on non-greased cookie sheet; press into 8-inch circle, about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into wedges; separate slightly. Bake at 400°F for 12 to 16 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. 8 to 12 servings.

This scone recipe is provided for entertainment purposes and not for redistribution. There may be errors in this publication so before hosting your next tea party, be sure to perfect your preparation method and fine tune your ingredients. Although scones are easy to prepare, there is an art to making them the right consistency and thickness. Don't forget to include Imperial Tea Garden® brand teas at your next tea party.