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Cheddar Cheese Scones

Submitted by Lauren
This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food, Picnic
About this recipe
Healthiness : (4 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: This is easy to make though, with younger children, help with grating and with the hot oven may be needed.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes
Number of servings: 12 scones
Serving suggestions: Cut in half and spread with butter.
This is a vegetarian recipe

Very tasty and relatively healthy as a tea-time treat. A quarter of a teaspoon of dry mustard added with the flour, can help to bring out the cheese flavour. Other tasty cheeses can be substituted for Cheddar.
  • 340g self raising flour
  • 85g butter
  • 55g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 125ml milk
  • 4 tbsps natural yoghurt
  • pinch salt
  • Rolling pin 
  • Bowl
  • Scales
  • Measuring jug
  • Round cutter 
  • Baking tray
  • Wooden spoon
Making and cooking it
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  1. Pre heat the oven to 200C
  2. Lightly grease the baking tray
  3. Mix flour, cheese, butter and salt until mixture resembles breadcrumbs
  4. Next, add the milk and yoghurt then stir until a dough is formed
  5. Knead the dough on a floured surface
  6. Roll out the dough with the rolling pin until it is 2cm thick
  7. Cut the dough with a round cutter and then place the scones on the baking tray
  8. Cook in oven for 12-15 minutes
  9. Let the scones cool for 5-10 minutes
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