Cheddar Chive Scone

Cheddar Chive Scone
Cheddar Chive Scone

This is a cream scone (not butter) and the extra fat in the heavy cream takes place of the butter and thus produces a light fluffy scone — as prepared by Salty's on Alki Pastry Chef Jane Gibson.

Cheddar Chive Scone

Serves 4


2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons dried chives
4 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
1/4 cup heavy cream
4 ounces cream cheese
1 pinch salt and pepper for the top

  1. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, dried chives, and cheddar cheese.
  2. Combine the heavy cream and the cream cheese together.
  3. Mix the dry and wet ingredients just until combined.
  4. Scoop onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper (optional).
  6. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired.
  8. Makes 2 dozen mini-scones or 1 dozen large scones.
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