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Cheese Scones

By 43jesmond (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes 6
Classic scone recipe


  • 225g Plain Flour
  • PINCH Salt
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • PINCH Cayenne
  • PINCH Mustard
  • 50g Butter (Cold)
  • 80g Grated Cheddar
  • 150ml Milk


  • STEP 1
    PREHEAT oven to gas 8. Dust baking tray with flour.
  • STEP 2
    Sift flour, salt, baking powder and seasonings into a bowl. Rub in butter until resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the grated cheese, then add in the milk and mix to form a soft dough. Lightly knead on a floured surface and roll to about 2cm thick. Take 6.8mm cutter and cut out scones (you would normally get 6) re-rolling the trimmings.
  • STEP 4
    Place on the baking tray and brush with egg and top with a little cheese. Bake for approx 12mins until golden and well risen.
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