Scone Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan or Romano
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh basil -- chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup Low-fat buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Nonstick vegetable spray
  • 1 tablespoon Egg substitute or1 Egg -- beaten (optional)

Recipe by: Family Cookbook, Volume IV

Scone Preparation:

Preheat oven to 450° Combine flour, cheese, baking powder, baking soda, basil and pepper in medium bowl. Add buttermilk and oil; mix until dry ingredients are moistened. Divide dough into 2 balls. Knead gently 3 times on floured surface. Spray cookie sheet with vegetable spray. Pat dough into 2 circles 7-8" in diameter. With sharp knife, score each disk (1/4" deep) into 6 wedges, but do not cut through. Brush with egg substitute, if desired, to glaze. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges and serve warm or at room temperature.