WHAT YOU NEED

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • ½ cup spelt or whole wheat flour (if unavailable, you can also use all-purpose flour)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup Ontario butter, salted and FROZEN
  • ½ cup Ontario sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup local Cheddar cheese, finely shredded

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • Using the finest grate, grate the frozen butter into the flour mixture.
  • Mix the egg and sour cream together.
  • Fold the sour cream mixture into the dry mixture, working it in until fully combined. Mix in the shredded cheese.
  • Divide into two equal rounds, patting each into a 1-inch thick circle, and cut into six equal circles or triangles.
  • Bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 15-25 minutes (depending on the size), until the scones are golden brown.
  • Let cool before eating. Stays fresh for 2 days.

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