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Afternoon tea party scone recipes

SAVORY SCONES

CHEDDAR& ONION SCONES

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons butter

3/4 cup chopped onion

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

½ cup butter

1 ½ cups shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese

1 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet with shortening. Set aside.

3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, or until tender. Set aside to cool.

4. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

5. Stir in cheese, onion mixture, and cream. For each scone, spoon 2 tablespoons dough onto prepared baking sheet.

6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

7. Serve warm. Makes 10-12 scones.