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Easy Cheese Scones

Easy Cheese Scones Recipe

Ingrredients:

  1. 3 cups plain flour
  2. 3 cups tasty cheddar cheese, grated
  3. 70g cold butter, cut into small cubes
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  5. pinch of salt
  6. 3/4 cup milk

Method:

  1. Combine flour, baking powde and salt in a large mixing bowl
  2. Rub butter with your fingers into the flour mixture until fully incorporated
  3. Add 3/4 of the cheese into the mixture and mix well
  4. Form a well in the centre and add the milk in it. Slowly cut the milk into the flour with a knife
  5. When a dough starts to form, transfer it onto a floured surface and lightly knead it till the dough comes together. Stop as soon as the dough just comes together and do not overwork it
  6. Flatten the dough either with your hands or a rolling pin till the dough is about 3cm tall
  7. Cut with a scone cutter and arrange them on a greased baking tray
  8. Top the scones with the remainder of the cheese
  9. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees for 15 minutes ir until golden brown.
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