The wonderful flavors combined in Honey-Cheddar-Chutney Scones make a perfect accompaniment for brunch or simple and easy afternoon snack. Great for breakfast, too! Serve with butter, apple butter or clotted cream.
Honey-Cheddar-Chutney Scones

Honey-Cheddar-Chutney Scones
 
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Recipe type: Breads and Rolls
Serves: 10 to 12
Ingredients
  • 3/4 Cup unbleached white flour; plus extra
  • for rolling dough
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 Cup low-fat small-curd cottage cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Mango chutney
  • 1/4 Cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon low-fat buttermilk (to 2 Tablespoons)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Into large bowl, sift together 3/4 Cup flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Sift mixture again.
  3. Add butter; mix just until crumbly. Add cottage cheese, chutney, Cheddar cheese, honey and 1 Tablespoon buttermilk.
  4. Combine briefly, just to mix ingredients. If dough is too crumbly, add additional 1 Tablespoon buttermilk. Knead only 5 times. (Dough should be soft and satiny.)
  5. Lightly flour board and roll out dough into 8- by 5-inch rectangle. Cut into rounds with 2-inch biscuit cutter, rerolling and cutting scraps.
  6. Place on oiled baking sheet. Bake 7 to 10 minutes, until just golden.
  7. Yields 10 to 12 scones.

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