Cheese Scones

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  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. Grate the cheese, set aside a spoonful and add the rest to the dough. Knead the dough gently to mix in the cheese
  6. Lightly dust the worktop with flour, place the dough in the middle and flatten it to 3cm/1”with your hands.
  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 in the pre-heated oven for 12 - 18 minutes depending on the size of the triangles.