Goat Cheese and Chive SconesPosted: July 20, 2013
Ah Goat Cheese. It’s one of my vices, that’s for sure. I can sit and eat almost an entire package in one sitting, much to my belly’s dismay. I love the tangy, zippy taste that goes so well with fruit and grains.
Chives are also another awesome ingredient that goes well with a lot of other flavours, so why not combine them together in a tasty scone? Here are the chives from my garden. We didn’t plant them, they just grew by themselves!
For this recipe, I used Gold Forest Grain‘s Soft White Wheat, the lightest fluffiest whole grain flour around.
I blended up all the dry ingredients and butter in the food processor.
And added the wet to the dry.
I bought a massive brick of goat cheese from Costco and added half to this recipe.
Here are the beautiful chives, all ready to be chopped up and sconed.
I sliced and diced them up.
And here’s the batch pre-mixin’.
Once all mixed, it made the perfect batch size.
I rolled and dropped the scones.
And they came out all nice and golden!
Serve with a little bit of butter or cream cheese, or just enjoy warm with a cup of milk.
See all those chivey cheesy bits? Delish!
Jacquie’s Awesome Goat Cheese Chive Scones (Courtesy of Savory Simple)
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
- 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup goat cheese
- 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped finely
- Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and place the oven rack in the middle position. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Add the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt to a food processor and pulse a few times to combine. Distribute the cold butter evenly and pulse several more times to incorporate the butter. It should look like very coarse corn meal (a few larger pieces are ok).
- Add the yogurt, milk, goat cheese and chives and process until the dough is just combined. The less the dough is worked, the more delicate the biscuits will be.
- Mix all ingredients well until incorporated. Re-roll the dough as needed until all of the biscuits are formed.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned on top. Serve warm.