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Cheddar scones

Cheddar scones

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 12-15

Fantastic straight from the oven or served the next day, split and toasted through

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal130
fat6g
saturates4g
carbs15g
sugars1g
fibre1g
protein4g
low insalt0.36g
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Ingredients

To serve

  • avocado , soft cheese, ham, cucumber, cress

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 220c/fan 200c/gas 7. Place the flour in a large bowl, then rub in the butter. Stir in the oats and cheese, then the milk – if it feels like it might be dry, add a touch more milk, then bring together to make a soft dough.

  • STEP 2

    Lightly dust the surface with a little flour. roll out the dough no thinner than 2cm. Using a 4cm plain cutter, firmly stamp out the rounds – try not to twist the cutter as this makes the scones rise unevenly. re-roll the trimmings and stamp out more.

  • STEP 3

    Transfer to a non-stick baking sheet, dust with a little more flour or grated cheese, then bake for 12-15 mins until well risen and golden. Cool on a wire rack before serving on their own or topped with mashed avocado, or soft cheese, and ham, cucumber or cress.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2006

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