Cheese scones

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

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Dust a large baking tray with a little flour and pre-heat the oven to 220˚C/Fan 200˚C/425˚F/Gas 7

Step 2

Sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the sugar, salt, and pepper and blend together well

Step 3

Add the butter to the bowl and using a fork, blend everything together until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs

Step 4

Stir in the milk then use your hands to bring together a soft mass of dough

Step 5

Set aside a spoon of the grated cheese and knead the rest into the dough

Step 6

Lightly dust the worktop with flour, place the dough in the middle and gently flatten, with your hands, until 3cm/1¼” thick

Step 7

Scatter the reserved cheese on the top of the dough. Cut the dough into triangles and lift them on to the prepared baking tray

Step 8

Bake for 12-18 minutes depending on the size of the triangles. Transfer the scones to a wire rack to cool

Do you have a Fab Recipe?

The join in the fun and share your wonderous flour-based creations with us. Your recipes needn't be the most elaborate but it helps if it is interesting, simple and quick to make. And naturally very tasty. Once your recipe is approved, we'll publish it here on Fab Recipes and we'll tweet it for you as well, three times. So go ahead and send us your recipe.