Cheese Scones


  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Plain Wholemeal Flour
  • 1 tbsp FREEE Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 50g butter
  • 150ml milk
  • 100g cheddar, grated
  • flour, for dusting


  1. Dust a large baking tray with a little flour and pre-heat the oven.
  2. Sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the sugar, salt, and pepper and blend together well.
  3. Add the butter to the bowl and using a fork, blend everything together until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in the milk then use your hands to bring together a soft mass of dough.
  5. Set aside a spoon of the grated cheese and knead the rest into the dough.
  6. Lightly dust the worktop with flour, place the dough in the middle and gently flatten, with your hands, until 3cm/1¼” thick.
  7. Scatter the reserved cheese on the top of the dough.
  8. Cut the dough into triangles and lift them on to the prepared baking tray.
  9. Bake for 12-18 minutes depending on the size of the triangles.
  10. Transfer the scones to a wire rack to cool.