Cheese and Chives Scones
with lots and lots of Swiss cheese and chives are perfect with real butter. What do you think, would you like some with coffee?
310 g self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
75 g of room temperature butter
200 g grated Swiss cheese
200 ml of milk
A handful of chopped chives
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper
Method for the best Cheese and Chives Scones ever:
In a bowl, sift together the self-raising flour and baking powder.
Add the salt and pepper and toss to mix.
Using a pastry cutter or your fingers, cut the butter into the flour mixture till it resembles breadcrumbs.
Fold in the cheese and chives.
Add the milk and stir till the mixture comes together.
Turn out on a lightly floured surface.
Knead till the mixture is well combined and the dough is slightly smooth.
Using your hands flatten and spread out the dough to the desired thickness.
Using a circular cookie cutter cut out round and place on a greased baking tray.
Lightly brush the tops of each scone with milk.
Pop into a preheated oven and bake at 180 degrees for 15 – 20 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.
Scones for every occasion, are you ready?
Prepared, tried and tested Ureshani Naidoo
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