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Cheese and Chives Scones served on a red platter

Cheese and Chives Scones

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Additional Time: 0 hours
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes


Cheese and Chives SconesΒ with lots and lots of Swiss cheese and chives are perfect with real butter. What do you think, would you like some with coffee?


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  1. In a bowl, sift together the self-raising flour and baking powder.
  2. Add the salt and pepper and toss to mix.
  3. Using a pastry cutter or your fingers, cut the butter into the flour mixture
    till it resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Fold in the cheese and chives.
  5. Add the milk and stir till the mixture comes together.
  6. Turn out on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Knead till the mixture is well combined and the dough is slightly smooth.
  8. Using your hands flatten and spread out the dough to the desired thickness.
  9. Use a circular cookie cutter cut out rounds and place on a greased baking tray.
  10. Lightly brush the tops of each scone with milk.
  11. Pop into a preheated oven and bake at 180C for 15 – 20 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.


No yeast, no rise, and better than a biscuit! Β Cheese and chive sconesΒ with loads of Swiss cheese are perfect with a dollop of butter.

Scones for every occasion, are you ready?

Prepared, tried, and tested by Ureshani Naidoo

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