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Cheese scones


150g plain flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

pepper and mustard (I don't use mustard as I don't have mustard powder)

25g margarine or butter

75g grated cheese (cheddar or red leicester)

1 egg

50ml milk


1 - mix flour and seasonings, rub in fat

2 - stir in cheese, reserving a little for the tops

3 - mix the egg and milk,(reserve a little for the tops) add to the flour

to make a soft dough

4 - roll out to a round, just over 1cm thick

5 - cut into 8 triangles

6 - place on a greased baking tray, brush with egg and milk and sprinkle

with grated cheese

7 - bake in a hot oven (220c/gas mark 7) for 10-15 minutes