Caerphilly cheese scones

1
Lynn Clay

By
@LavenderLynn

These are rich, buttery, cheese scones.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
7-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1 pinch
    mustard powder
  • 7 Tbsp
    butter
  • 4 oz
    caerphilly cheese (or other cheddar cheese), grated
  • 2 large
    green onions, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 2 medium
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    plain yogurt

How to Make Caerphilly cheese scones

Step-by-Step

  1. Set oven to 375 F. Sift flour and mustard powder into a bowl. Rub in the butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Add just over three-quarters of the cheese and the chopped spring onion, and mix well. Stir in the eggs and yogurt. The dough will be very soft. Knead very lightly on a floured surface.
  3. Pat out dough to about 2.5cm (1in) deep and cut out 5 rounds. Knead the trimmings and pat out, then cut out another 2-3 scones. Put the scones on the baking sheet and sprinkle with the rest of the cheese. Check after they have cooked for 20 minutes.
  4. Use a larger cutter to make bigger scones, then serve them with spinach and a poached egg on top.To freeze: cool and pack in polybag. Seal, label and freeze. Use within 2 months. Thaw at room temperature. Warm through in the oven for serving.

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About Caerphilly cheese scones

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: UK/Ireland




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