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Cheese and Thyme Scones

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Introduction

Ingredients

Serves: 0

Metric Cups
  • oil (for greasing)
  • 225 grams strong white bread flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 40 grams butter (diced)
  • 125 grams mature cheddar (coarsely grated)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 150 millilitres milk
  • butter (to serve)
  • oil (for greasing)
  • 8 ounces strong white bread flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 1 ounce butter (diced)
  • 4 ounces mature cheddar (coarsely grated)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 5¼ fluid ounce milk
  • butter (to serve)

Method

Cheese and Thyme Scones is a community recipe submitted by Community and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and sea salt into a bowl. Rub the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in two-thirds of the grated cheese, followed by the mustard, thyme and cayenne.
  • Using a knife, gradually cut in enough of the milk to make a soft dough.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to a thickness of 1.5cm. Cut into circles with a pastry cutter or upturned glass.
  • Place the circles on the greased baking sheet. Sprinkle them with the remaining cheese and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire cooling rack for 5 minutes, then eat hot with lashings of good country butter.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and sea salt into a bowl. Rub the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in two-thirds of the grated cheese, followed by the mustard, thyme and cayenne.
  • Using a knife, gradually cut in enough of the milk to make a soft dough.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to a thickness of 1.5cm. Cut into circles with a pastry cutter or upturned glass.
  • Place the circles on the greased baking sheet. Sprinkle them with the remaining cheese and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire cooling rack for 5 minutes, then eat hot with lashings of good country butter.
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