Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins
Adapted from the October 17, 2009 issue of Family Circle Magazine. Submitted by a reader, Shelly Fisher, who created it after having Swiss fondue in Europe. I don't think the garlic works, so I have made it optional.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
- 1⁄2 cup cold butter, cut into small cubes
- 1 cup Gewurztraminer wine
- 1 1⁄2 cups shredded gruyere cheese
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Place flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, salt and garlic powder in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
- Cut in the cold butter until mixture is crumbly.
- Add wine and cheese and stir until all dry ingredients are moistened.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
- Knead 5 to 6 times. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle.
- Cut dough into 8 wedges.
- Place wedges 1 inch apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
- Brush tops with melted butter. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
I've been wanting to make these for more than a week now but they were definitely worth the wait! I was making French Onion Soup and as I don't care for Swiss cheese I always swap it out for Gruyere. I needed white wine for the soup and by happy coincidence this recipe uses Gewurztraminer so I was able to make both items sharing the ingredients. I cut the recipe in half as there are just two of us, other than that I made as directed with just a pinch of garlic powder and was delighted with the result. Tender, flaky and oh so yummy! Thanks for sharing this recipe - I'll be making it regularly!
WOW, what a great scones recipe! I had some white wine to use up and some butter, so I browsed for that combination and your recipe came up. I am so glad I tried it, it is just wonderful! The cheese and wine work so well together with the nutmeg and garlic powder. YUM! The scones have a great flaky consistency and are very easy to make, too.
My only change was to not use the butter on top as I figured there was enough inside of them already. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this winner with us, choco! Ill definitely make these often again!
Wow these are heavenly!! The wine brings a delicious light background these nice cheese scones that are so light and fluffy they could float. These scones are extremely impressive. I made as written using high quality ingredients and skipping the optional garlic powder. This is a must try and a recipe that will be enjoyed again. Thanks so much for the post.