• 500g self raising flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 110g butter
  • 75g mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • 300ml milk
  • 2 tsp of Mustard Powder


  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • STEP 2
    Mix together the flour, salt and mustard powder and rub in the butter.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the cheese and then the milk to get a soft dough.
  • STEP 4
    Turn on to a floured work surface and knead very lightly. Pat out to a round 2cm/¾in thick. Use a 5cm/2in cutter to stamp out rounds and place on the baking sheet. Lightly knead together the rest of the dough and stamp out more scones to use it all up.
  • STEP 5
    Brush the tops of the scones with a little milk. Bake for 12-15 minutes until well risen and golden. Cool on a wire rack.

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