Olive Magazine
Apple Scones Recipe

Sage and apple scones

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm
loading...
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Savoury scones make a great alternative to serve for an afternoon tea with some good cheese and chutney. These ones are flavoured with sage and given extra texture from grated apple.

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal202
fat9.1g
carbs27g
fibre2g
protein4.5g
salt0.55g
Advertisement

Ingredients

  • 150g plain flour
  • 100g wholemeal flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 75g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 apple, coarsely grated
  • chopped to make 1½ tbsp sage

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add the butter and rub it in until you have a mixture like coarse breadcrumbs, or put the lot in a food processor and pulse until you have the same result.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the egg, apple and sage and bring together to form a rough dough – don’t knead it too much or you’ll end up with heavy scones.

  • STEP 3

    Pat the dough out to about 1.5cm thickness. Stamp out about 8 decent-sized scones. Bake on a buttered baking tray for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through. Serve warm with cheese.

Advertisement

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content