Cheese Scones

AuthorBobCategoryDifficultyBeginner

Yet another recipe handed down to me by my mother. Deliciously light and fluffy scones made from a totally reliable recipe.

cheese scones

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

 400 g Self Raising Flour
 50 g Baking Powder
 100 g Butter or Margarine
 1 tsp Salt
 150 g Cheddar Cheese
 0.50 pt Milk

1

Preheat your oven to 180ºC.

2

Add the flour, baking powder, margarine or butter, salt and 100g of Cheddar Cheese to a mixing bowl and mix together. Add the milk until the mixture combines with the milk. Do not overmix.

3

Drop the mixture onto a floured surface and roll out to a thickness of 3cm. Using a pastry cutter, cut out your scones and place on a non-stick tray. Sprinkle over each scone a little of the remainder of the cheddar cheese.

4

Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Delicious served with fresh salted butter.

Tray of scones

Ingredients

 400 g Self Raising Flour
 50 g Baking Powder
 100 g Butter or Margarine
 1 tsp Salt
 150 g Cheddar Cheese
 0.50 pt Milk

Directions

1

Preheat your oven to 180ºC.

2

Add the flour, baking powder, margarine or butter, salt and 100g of Cheddar Cheese to a mixing bowl and mix together. Add the milk until the mixture combines with the milk. Do not overmix.

3

Drop the mixture onto a floured surface and roll out to a thickness of 3cm. Using a pastry cutter, cut out your scones and place on a non-stick tray. Sprinkle over each scone a little of the remainder of the cheddar cheese.

4

Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Delicious served with fresh salted butter.

Tray of scones

Cheese Scones

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