Cheese Scones

I don’t think I’ve ever made cheese scones before, I do make scones a lot but treacle and wholemeal are my favourites!

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I decided to double this recipe, I wanted to make some for us at home and some to take into my work. Once I’d measure the dry ingredients out I was thinking maybe 2 teaspoons of mustard powder was a lot; I added it all anyway!!

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Then it did seem like loads of cheese!!

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I used just about all the milk, I did have a tiny bit left in my jug that would be used for brushing the top.

The dough is really soft and I didn’t over knead before rolling out.

I decided to make some a dozen 2 inch scones and then another dozen mini 1 inch scones.

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Then they were brushed with the remaining milk and topped with the rest of the cheese..

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After just over 10 minutes they were golden brown and smelling pretty great!!

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So the recipe says to serve cold with butter. Well we were not waiting for these to cool down. We had to have warm with butter..

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Well these are just brilliant!! I love the cheesiness of them! They are wonderfully soft inside and then the cheesy layer on top is brill. I think the mustard is the perfect amount, you can just taste it without really adding any heat!

I think these may be my new favourite scones!

Would I make these again? Yes, this batch is not going to last long!!

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