A Recipe for your Sourdough Discard: Cheese Scones

It is only because I have lived here in Scotland for so long that I would call these “scones” because truth be told, in my mind, these are cheese biscuits. Whatever, you call them, the sourdough discard pairs perfectly with the cheese for a hit of savoury umami deliciousness. These are a fab quick win recipe and its worth having some recipes for discard up your sleeves so that you can refresh your starter and keep it active, without always having to make bread.

Cheese Scones

Ingredients:

150g sharp cheddar – grated

230g plain flour

1t baking powder

½ t bicarb

½ t salt

125g cold butter

200g 100% hydration starter

120g milk (buttermilk if you have it)

Method:

1. Cut the cold butter into small pieces and mix with the flour, salt, bicarb and baking soda until it resembles crumbs.

2. Mix in the grated cheese.

3. Mix the starter and milk and add to the flour mix.

4. Mix just until everything is incorporated.

5. Roll out to about 3cm thick and cut scones. Or, this recipe is perfectly sized to fit into 12 muffin tins.

6. Bake at 180c for 10 minutes or until brown.

Try adding other cheeses or adding 100g cooked, chopped broccoli

Sourdough Cheese Scones

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Sourdough Cheese Scones
Sourdough Cheese Sconeshttps://youtu.be/hmHqy1e0Isk
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 25 Min
from the kitchen at Gartur Stitch Farm

Ingredients

  • 150g sharp cheddar – grated
  • 230g plain flour
  • 1t baking powder
  • ½ t bicarb
  • ½ t salt
  • 125g cold butter
  • 200g 100% hydration starter
  • 120g milk (buttermilk if you have it)

Method

  1. Cut the cold butter into small pieces and mix with the flour, salt, bicarb and baking soda until it resembles crumbs.
  2. Mix in the grated cheese.
  3. Mix the starter and milk and add to the flour mix.
  4. Mix just until everything is incorporated.
  5. Roll out to about 3cm thick and cut scones. Or, this recipe is perfectly sized to fit into 12 muffin tins.
  6. Bake at 180c for 10 minutes or until brown.
  7. Try adding other cheeses or adding 100g cooked, chopped broccoli
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