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English Cheddar Cheese Scones
English Cheddar Cheese Scones Eileen Goltz | Dairy
43 minutes 30 minutes
13 minutes
12 scones

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons butter at room temperature, cut into small pieces
  • 3 oz. cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and dry mustard.
  3. Using a fork cut in the butter. Add the cheese, stirring just enough to incorporate.
  4. In another bowl beat together the egg and milk and add it to the flour mixture, stirring as little as possible.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and pat down to a thickness of about 1 1/2 inches.
  6. Cut the dough into 2-inch rounds and place them on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake in a preheated for 13 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.