Sharp Old Cheddar Scones With Smoked Salmon

Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

These scones are a special treat, make full size with smoked salmon in between or make half sized scones and top each half with sour cream mix and smoked salmon to make a great appetizer. (these scones are also delicious served alone, hot, with butter or even cold.)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
  2. Combine in a bowl, flours, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and roasemary; whisk together to mix.
  3. Cut butter into flour mixture to form a fine crumble.
  4. Stir in shredded cheddar.
  5. Stir in buttermilk and mix lightly.
  6. On a lightly floured surface knead dough about 10 times.
  7. Roll dough to make a round about 3/4 inch thick.
  8. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  9. With a 2 inch biscuit cutter, or floured glass, cut into rounds and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for about 15 minutes or until scones are golden.
  11. Stir together sour cream, lime juice, dried dill and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  12. Serve each scone with 1 tablespoon of sour cream mixture and 2 slices of smoked salmon.
  13. Garnish with fresh dill.
  14. OR.
  15. Serve each half of half sized scones topped with sour cream mixture and slices of smoked salmon as appetizer.
  16. The scones can be frozen, defrost, make sour cream mixture fresh and place smoked salmon.
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These are very pretty appetizers Derf. They look very impressive. I love smoked salmon and these certainly do not disappoint. A lovely treat combining smoked salmon, a tangy, tart sauce and very flavourful biscuits. This was quick and easy to make. Thanks so much for sharing.