Golden Ears Cheddar-Neufchatel Scones
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Recipe type: scones/biscuits
Cuisine: West Coast
Serves: 12
 
Cheddar Scones with Chive-Neufchatel Cream Cheese
Ingredients
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour (or Nextjen GF Flour)
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 each Free-Range Eggs
  • ½ cup Whipping Cream
  • 12 Tbsp (6oz) cold cubed Butter
  • ¼ cup (4oz) grated Golden Ears Cheddar
  • ¼ cup (4oz) Golden Ears Chive Neufchatel creamcheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400*.
  2. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat mat.
  3. Prepare mixer with a paddle attachment- chill the bowl in advance if possible.
  4. Combine eggs and cream, whisk lightly to incorporate together- reserve.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a the chilled mixing bowl.
  6. Add cold cubed butter and mix on low speed until butter is broken down to pea sized pieces.
  7. Add egg and cream mixture, continue to mix on low speed until just incorporated.
  8. Fold in grated cheddar by hand.
  9. Remove from bowl, transfer to floured table or cutting board, and gently pat the dough into a loose ball.
  10. Flatten the ball out into a disc roughly 10" across; cut into pie shaped wedges.
  11. Place the wedges on the baking sheet and bake in 400* oven for 15-20 min.
  12. Once golden and clean to a toothpick test, remove and allow to cool for 5-10 min,
  13. Cut open and slather with chive Neufchatel cheese to serve.
  14. Enjoy ;)
Recipe by Chef D Brown at http://chefdbrown.com/2015/01/30/the-girls-of-golden-ears/