Cheese and Basil Giant Scones

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 32mins




  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Prepare a cookie sheet with a generous amount of nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine 2 cups flour, cheese, basil, baking powder, baking soda, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  • Add buttermilk and oil; mix only until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Divide dough into two balls.
  • Knead each ball gently three times on a surface floured with the remaining 1 tablespoon flour.
  • On prepared cookie sheet, pat dough into two circles, each 7 to 8 inches in diameter.
  • With a sharp knife, score each disk 1/4 inch deep into six wedges; do not cut through.
  • Brush tops of the disks with egg.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cut each disk into six wedges while hot.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.