Cheese Scones (Biscuits) Recipe

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.
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Summary

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Ingredients

 Self rising flour8 Ounce
 Salt1 Pinch
 Cayenne pepper1 Pinch
 Butter1 1⁄2 Ounce
 Cheddar cheese4 Ounce, finely grated
 Milk5 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1605 Calories from Fat 676

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g118.1%

Saturated Fat 48.4 g242.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 224.7 mg

Sodium 4045.7 mg168.6%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.18 g0.72%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 48 g96.7%

Vitamin A 52.4% Vitamin C 0.84%

Calcium 144.3% Iron 46.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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.
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