Cheesy Scones

Scones

A perfect afternoon snack or an addition to the packed lunch. delicious served with marmite!

You will need: **available at Scoop and Scales

250g plain flour**

1/2 tsp salt

1tsp dry mustard

4tsp baking powder**

50g butter

100g mature cheddar cheese

1 egg beaten

150ml milk

 

What to do:

  • Sift flour, salt, mustard and baking powder into a bowl
  • Cut and rub the butter into the flour mix until it resembles fine bread crumbs
  • Mix in the cheese
  • Add the egg and fold in half the liquid
  • Work into a soft dough adding the remaining liquid until you have a dough that doesn’t crumble but isn’t sticky.
  • Roll out to 2cm thick and cut into circles
  • Cook on a warm baking sheet
  • Bake at 220degC, gas mark 7 for 10-15 minutes