Cheese Popovers - A Gem Scone Iron recipe
Cheese Popovers - the recipe
- 8 oz SR flour
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp celery salt
- pinch cayenne pepper
- 2 oz butter
- ½ cup finely chopped celery
- 2 Tbsp grated cheese
- 1 egg
- ¾ cup milk
Rub butter into dry ingredients, add celery and cheese. Add beaten egg and milk and mix to a soft dough. Place in hot, well-greased gem irons and bake in a moderately hot oven 10 to 12 minutes.
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This recipe was originally intended for gem scone irons.
However, my experiments with cooking them modern silicone forms have been successful. Here I'm using a Tupperware Petite form (a little cake or chocolate mould). I've also used silicone mini muffin tins, and metal mini muffin tins. All good. But gem irons are worth hunting down.
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