cheddar cheese scones

cheddar cheese scones
with Chive Butter. These are best tasting when they are fresh out of the oven, they are so good! I mixed butter with chives and salt to spread in between these amazing

cheddar cheese scones

3 Cups Self Raising Flour
1 Tbsp Baking Powder
¼ Tsp Salt
60g Butter, cold
200g Cheddar Cheese, grated
1½ Cups Buttermilk

1. Preheat oven to 200 C and prepare a baking tray by greasing with non-stick spray.
2. In a bowl, whisk together the Flour, Baking Powder and Salt.
3. Cut butter into cubes then add to the flour mixture, using your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
4. Add the grated Cheese and stir to combine.
5. Add the Buttermilk and form into a dough, you may need to add more Buttermilk to form the dough.
6. Knead the dough on a floured surface and roll out to a thickness of about 3 cm.
7. Cut the scones using a cookie cutter or a tumbler glass that has been lightly floured, place cut out scones on a baking tray.
8. Brush additional buttermilk to the tops of the scones and sprinkle additional cheese to decorate.
9. Bake for 15-18 minutes until scones have risen and are a golden colour.
10. Enjoy Cheddar cheese scones.

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Masello Modibedi
Very delicious, I tried them now now without ultramel instead used inkomasi made only 3cups

The Ultimate Guide to Making Cheddar Cheese Scones

Cheddar cheese scones are a delightful treat, perfect for any time of day. Whether you’re hosting a brunch, enjoying a cozy afternoon tea, or looking for a savory snack, these scones offer a delicious combination of buttery pastry and sharp cheddar flavor. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to create the perfect cheddar cheese scones, along with tips and variations to suit your taste.

Ingredients and Preparation

To start, you’ll need basic scone ingredients such as flour, baking powder, butter, and milk. The star of the show, cheddar cheese, should be of high quality for the best flavor. For a twist, consider adding herbs or spices to complement the cheese.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven and prepare your baking sheet.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients, then cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in grated cheddar cheese and any additional flavors or herbs.
  4. Gradually add milk to form a dough, then knead lightly.
  5. Roll out the dough, cut into rounds, and place on the baking sheet.
  6. Bake until golden brown and enjoy!

Pairing Your Scones

Cheddar cheese scones are versatile and can be paired with a variety of foods and drinks. For a hearty breakfast, serve them alongside a classic egg dish. If you’re enjoying them as part of afternoon tea, pair with homemade jams or a dollop of cream. For those who enjoy a culinary adventure, explore the pairing of scones with unique tea blends.

Variations to Try

The beauty of cheddar cheese scones lies in their versatility. Here are a few variations to inspire your next baking session:

  • Bacon and Cheddar Scones: Add crispy bacon bits for a smoky flavor.
  • Spicy Jalapeño and Cheddar Scones: Incorporate diced jalapeños for a spicy kick.
  • Herb and Cheese Scones: Mix in fresh or dried herbs like rosemary or thyme for an aromatic twist.


Cheddar cheese scones are a simple yet satisfying addition to any meal. By following this guide, you can bake up a batch of delicious scones that are sure to impress. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different cheeses, add-ins, and pairings to find your perfect combination.

For more culinary inspiration, check out our collection of baking recipes and guide to cheese varieties.

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