Cheese and Marjoram Scones Recipe

Cheese and Marjoram Scones Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 18

115 g

115 g

1/4 teaspoon

45 ml

1.5 ml

10 ml

50-75 g

120 ml

50 g

Wholemeal flour

Self-raising flour

Salt

Butter

Dry mustard

Dried marjoram

Finely grated Cheddar cheese

Milk, or as required

Pecan nuts or walnuts, chopped

Method :
  • Gently sift the two flours into a bowl and add the salt.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces, and rub into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add the mustard, marjoram and grated cheese, and mix in sufficient milk to make a soft dough.
  • Knead the dough lightly.
  • Preheat the oven to 220oC/425oF/Gas 7. Lightly grease two or three baking sheets.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about a 2cm thickness and cut it out with a 5cm square biscuit cutter.
  • Place the scones, slightly apart, on the baking sheets.
  • Brush the scones with a little milk and then sprinkle the chopped pecan nuts or walnuts over the top.
  • Bake for about 12 minutes.
  • Serve warm, spread with butter.

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