Cornmeal Sage Scones

Cornmeal Sage Scones

Looking for a delicious bread idea? Then check out these herb flavored cornmeal scones – a perfect accompaniment for your meals.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

8

scones

1 1/4
cups All Purpose Flour
1/2
cup yellow cornmeal
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon dried sage leaves, crumbled
1/4
cup margarine or butter
3/4
cup buttermilk
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, cheese, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sage; mix well.
  2. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. On lightly floured surface, gently knead dough 10 times. Place on sprayed cookie sheet; roll or pat dough into 6 1/2-inch circle. Cut into 8 wedges; do not separate.
  4. Bake at 425°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
Makes 8 scones
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Recipe Fact
Scones, a soft dough quick bread similar to biscuits, originated in Scotland. Traditionally they were served for tea, but now are often served as a bread accompaniment for meals.
Ingredient Substitution
To substitute for buttermilk, add 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to make 3/4 cup.
Make it Special
Before baking the scones, brush them with 1/2 teaspoon buttermilk and sprinkle them with 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Scone)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 3mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.