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Savory Tomato-Basil Scones


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Savory Tomato-Basil Scones Recipe





2 cups self-rising flour

1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4  teaspoon garlic powder
1/3 cup finely ground dehydrated sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
5 tablespoons cold butter, cut into cubes
1/4 cup grated pecorino cheese
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1 cup plus 3 tablespoons heavy cream, divided
16 thin slices grape tomato



• Preheat oven to 425°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Set aside.
• In a large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and garlic powder. Stir
in the ground sun-dried tomatoes. Using a pastry blender, cut the
butter into the flour mixture until mixture is crumbly. Stir in the
cheese and basil.
• Add 1 cup cream, and stir until dough is just combined. Place dough
on a lightly floured surface, gently knead a few times, and pat dough
into a 1/2-inch-thick round.
• Cut the round into 16 wedges, and place wedges on the prepared
baking sheet. Top each wedge with a tomato slice, and brush tops
of wedges with remaining 3 tablespoons cream.
• Bake until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack.


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