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Cheese Scones (Biscuits)

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These cheese scones are prepared with cheddar cheese and self raising flour. Baked in the oven with a scone dough of flour with milk, cheese and butter spiced with cayenne pepper, the cheese scones are savory and can be served with tea as snacks.
Ingredients
  Self rising flour 8 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Cheddar cheese 4 Ounce, finely grated
  Milk 5 Ounce
Directions

Heat the oven to 425°F (Gas Mark 7, 220°C).
Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl, and add a pinch of cayenne pepper.
Rub the butter into the flour till the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Mix in the grated cheese.
Add enough milk to the mixture to make an elastic dough.
Transfer on to a floured pastry board and roll out to 3/4 inch thickness.
Cut into rounds with a 2 inch plain cutter.
Brush the scones with milk and place on a greased baking tray.
Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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