Cheese Scones

Cheese scones are an excellent choice for a picnic and make an alternative treat, filled with cream cheese and cress, for lunch box.

Category:  Baking  - 


For 6 Serving(s)


  • 175 g SR flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 25 g butter
  • 75 g strongly flavoured cheese, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp.dijon mustard
  • 2 tbs milk

Cheese Scones Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C or gas mark 7; Line a baking tray with parchment.
  2. 1. Sift together the flour, baking powder and seasoning into a medium sized mixing bowl. Rub in the butter then stir in the cheese, reserving a little to sprinkle on the tops.
  3. 2. Beat together the egg, milk and mustard. Add the liquid a little at a time to the flour, mixing to a firm dough. Reserve a little of the liquid to brush on the tops.
  4. 3. Roll out to about 1.5 cm thick and, using a plain cutter, cut into rounds.
  5. 4. place on the baking tray, brush with the egg mixture and sprinkle with cheese. bake for about 10 -15 minutes until golden brown.