Ok, does anyone else just get nostalgic when they think about cheese scones? or is that just me?
Cheese scones throws me right back to my younger teenage years when I’d come home from school and the smell of freshly baked cheese scones would hit me. these are one of the main bakes I associate with my parents that’s for sure.
My mum always use to make these for my dad, there one of his favourite savoury snacks. So when I was going through different ideas out loud with my parents on what to bake and share with you guys, my dad suggested these!
Now this is actually my mums recipe, I can’t take credit for this one. She’s been baking these bad boys for years now so I thought I’d kindly ask her if she’d share her recipe with me and of course… you guys too! So if you’d like to get baking these delish cheese scones, the recipe is below:
Ingredients You Need:
- 500g Of Plain All-Purpose Flour
- 6tsp Of Baking Powder
- 1tbsp Of Dried English Mustard Powder
- 1tsp Of Salt
- 80g Cold Butter, Diced
- 300ml Of Full Fat Milk
- 250g Mature Cheddar Cheese
- 1 Beaten Egg Yolk Or 1tsp Of Milk, For Glazing
- 25g Of Cheddar Cheese, For Sprinkling
How To Make Cheese Scones:
- Firstly, gather together your ingredients and equipment, grease and line two large baking trays and preheat the oven to 200F / Gas Mark 7.
- Secondly, place the 500g of plain flour, 6tsp of baking powder, 1tbsp of mustard powder and salt in a large bowl.
- Add the diced butter into the large bowl and rub the butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles bread crumbs.
- Next, add the grated cheese and lightly stir it with your hands to combine.
- Pour in most the milk (you might not need it all so keep around 25ml back) and using your hands, lightly mix until you have a soft, moist dough and no dry crumbs remain. TIP: if the dough seems a little dry, add in more milk.
- Now, turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface. Lightly pat out to a rough square (no less than 1inch thick).
- Using a large circle cutter, cut out your scones. repeat cutting out the scones until the dough is all used up.
- Place the scones on a baking tray and brush with the beaten egg yolk or milk and sprinkle the 25g of chedder cheese over the scones.
- Immediately place in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until well risen and the tops are golden.
That’s your Cheese Scones prepared, baked and ready to eat!
Are you a cheese scone lover or a fruit scone lover? I’ve always preferred a fruit scone over cheese but my parent prefer cheese!
These are super quick & easy to make! These are the perfect savoury snack to bake and enjoy for the next couple days. They aren’t the longest lasting snack compared to something like the pizza pinwheels but they’ll last you 2 days at least.
I really hope you liked today’s blogpost and it gets you wanting to cook these cheesy scones yourself! They went down a treat with my family.
Sending tons of love & hugs to you all as always,