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Cheese Scones -V

1 hour

12 scones or more depending on cutter size


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Cheese Scones -V



Use these scrummy scones either warm on there own with butter or to accompany a soup.

Oven temperature

220°c fan 200°c – 425°f – Reg 7


  1. Grate cheese and beat egg

  2. Mix together flour, salt, mustard powder, cayenne and black pepper

  3. Add butter and rub in so mixture resembles crumbs

  4. Add cheese (keep a little back to sprinkle on top of scones during cooking) and stir

  5. Add milk, water and egg to mixture and bring together to a soft dough,

  6. Flour a surface and roll out to approx. 4cm thick cut mixture with cutter.

  7. Place cut scones on baking tray lined with greaseproof brush with a little egg and sprinkle saved cheddar over each scone.

  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes until risen and brown

Cooks tips

I make twice the recipe and freeze scones I don’t need then you can have them ready to be heated whenever you fancy a tasty treat.

Serve with

add butter and perhaps a chutney or with soups

Other Recipe

Wine pairing

Vegetarian information


  • 450g SR Flour

  • 1tsp salt

  • 2tsp English Mustard Powder

  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper

  • ½ tsp black pepper

  • 150g butter

  • 200g tasty cheese

  • 150ml full fat milk

  • 100ml cold water

  • 1 egg

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