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Cheddar Cheese Scones

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Cheddar Cheese Scones, are truly easy and super delicious to prepare for a quick afternoon snack with your tea/coffee


  • 225g self-raising flour.
  • ½ tsp salt.
  • ½ tsp mustard powder.
  • ¼ tsp cayenne powder.
  • 1 tsp baking powder.
  • 1 ounce (25g) Rama margarine.
  • 5 ounces (150g) grated mature cheddar cheese.
  • 1 egg.
  • Milk.
Cheese Scones topped with lots of cheddar cheese
Cheddar Cheese Scones


In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, mustard powder, cayenne pepper, and baking powder together.

Add the margarine and rub it with your fingers till it resembles bread crumbs.

Add 4 ounces of cheese and mix.

In a measuring jug, crack the egg and add milk till you reach the ¼ pint mark.

Whisk till combined.

Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture and mix till it comes together.

Turn out onto a floured surface and flatten with your hands.

Using a circle cookie cutter cut out rounds.

Brush the top with a little milk and sprinkle the leftover cheese over the top of the scones.

Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 15 minutes or until the tops of the scones are nice and golden brown.

Prepared, tried, and tested by:  Bobby Swanson‎

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