Easy Cheesy scrumptious Scone Recipe

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I made these cheese scones a few weeks ago and received many messages on instagram asking for the recipe. I promised to share and then completely forgot. I remembered last week when I was having my mini meltdown, so I baked them again to accompany some minestrone soup I was making for lunch on Friday to use up all of vegetables in the box and to ensure I'm not 80% baked goods by the end of lockdown!

So here the recipe for super tasty cheese scones:

• 175g Self raising flour
• pinch seasoning
•1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
• 25g margarine
• 75g mature cheddar (stronger the better)
• 1 x egg
• 2 x tablespoon milk

Heat oven to 220oC, Gas 7. Grease baking tray (I use a silicone sheet as it's less mess and no waste).

Mix the dry ingredients into the margarine. Add the cheese, but save a little bit for the top of the scones. Add the egg and milk and mix using a knife until you have a soft dough. Roll into a large ball and then flatten using you hands or a rolling pin, until you have a flat disc of scone that is about 1.5 cm thick.

Cut into 8 scone wedges and place on baking sheet. Coat with a little milk and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of each.

Bake for 10-15 minutes. Until the are golden brown.

Best eaten warm, split open and buttered with a bowl of steaming homemade soup. Or with cream cheese and caramelised red onion chutney.

If you make these please do let me know as I would love to see and share! I am sharing this recipe on instagram, where you will find lots of other tempting recipes and ideas to make you feel better and create klys comfort at home on my grid and in the stories and highlights.


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