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Goat Cheese, Pear, and Black Pepper Scones

Yields8 Servings

Adapted from Culture Cheese Magazine

 250 g flour
 10 g baking powder
 15 g sugar
 8 g salt
 8 g black pepper
 110 g butter, cold, cut into cubes
 1 pear, chopped finely
 110 g goat cheese, crumbled
 80 g milk
 olive oil, for brushing

Heat the oven to 190°C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.


In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and pepper then add the butter by breaking into small pieces with your fingertips until the dough is rounf looking.


Add the pear and goat cheese and stir gently to break up the cheese but not entirely blend it.


Add the milk and give it a final mix, the dough should be fairly dry.


Place the dough on the sheet in a circle and divide in to 6-8 piece separating the scone pieces enough to not bake together. Then bake for 35-40 minutes until light brown.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8