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Cheddar and Chive Blossom Scones

Sue Lau
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Bread, Quick Bread
Cuisine Scottish
Servings 6


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cup fresh chive blossoms loosely packed to measure, then chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded frozen butter
  • 10 tablespoons half and half
  • 6 additional whole chive blossoms


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Toss together the dry ingredients then mix in the shredded butter.
  • Drizzle the half and half over all and stir or knead lightly just until the dough comes together.
  • Divide dough into six rounds and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Press a whole chive blossom firmly into the top.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until firm and lightly browned.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Scones