- Preparation time:
- 20 mins
- Cooking time:
- 12-18 mins
A cheesey delight to accompany soup or for that afternoon treat with a cup of tea
Dust a large baking tray with a little flour and pre-heat the oven to 220˚C/Fan 200˚C/425˚F/Gas 7
Sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the sugar, salt, and pepper and blend together well
Add the butter to the bowl and using a fork, blend everything together until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs
Stir in the milk then use your hands to bring together a soft mass of dough
Set aside a spoon of the grated cheese and knead the rest into the dough
Lightly dust the worktop with flour, place the dough in the middle and gently flatten, with your hands, until 3cm/1¼” thick
Scatter the reserved cheese on the top of the dough. Cut the dough into triangles and lift them on to the prepared baking tray
Bake for 12-18 minutes depending on the size of the triangles. Transfer the scones to a wire rack to cool
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