Blue Cheese + Walnut Scones

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 45 Minutes | Difficulty : Moderate

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Scones have always been one of my baking Achilles heels – for some reason I just couldn’t make a great scone. I kept coming back to it and learning more about technique and trying again until I had mastered the dark art of scone making. Turns out that knowing a few important tricks and getting some practice in is all it takes!

The scone part of this recipe is a great all-purpose one – if you’re unsure about scones, try it a couple of times to build your confidence. The great thing is there aren’t any fancy expensive ingredients so if things go a bit wonky there’s no harm done. Plain scones are excellent, especially slathered with jam and whipped cream, but loading them up with cheese and nuts takes them to a whole new level. I first tried┬áthis moreish combo to go with pumpkin soup one evening and absolutely loved it. Sharp blue cheese and sweet walnuts are great together.

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