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Quick Garlic, Cheese & Chive Scones

Image for Recipe - Quick Garlic, Cheese & Chive Scones
  • Time preparation 10 minutes
  • cook time 10 minutes
  • Serve Serves 8

These speedy scones are great as a quick lunch served with carved ham and cheese, or served straight from the oven with extra garlic butter spread on. Try adding Cheddar and English mustard for extra flavour

Recipe and image courtesy of Waitrose & Partners
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g butter, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ x 25g pack chives, chopped
  • 50g Gruyère cheese, grated
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk

Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Mix the butter with the garlic.

Rub the garlic butter into the dry mix to resemble breadcrumbs. Stir in the chives and cheese.

Gradually blend in the milk to give a soft dough. Roll out on a floured surface to 2cm thick. Using a 6cm round cutter, cut out 8 buns and place on a baking tray. Brush with milk and bake for 10 minutes until risen and golden.

Ingredients

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g butter, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ x 25g pack chives, chopped
  • 50g Gruyère cheese, grated
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk

Method

Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Mix the butter with the garlic.

Rub the garlic butter into the dry mix to resemble breadcrumbs. Stir in the chives and cheese.

Gradually blend in the milk to give a soft dough. Roll out on a floured surface to 2cm thick. Using a 6cm round cutter, cut out 8 buns and place on a baking tray. Brush with milk and bake for 10 minutes until risen and golden.

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