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List of ingredients for Cheese scones

* 225g (8oz) Self raising flour
* 55g (2oz) Butter cut into small pieces
* 25 g (1 oz) Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated and cut into small pieces
* 1 egg yolk
* 150ml Milk or Buttermilk
* 1/2 level teaspoon of chilli powder
* 1/2 level teaspoon of mustard powder
* 1/2 level teaspoon of Salt

* Sift the Flour into a mixing bowl, add the Salt, chilli, mustard powder and Butter.
* Rub the Butter and into the Flour then mix in the cheese and egg yolk.
* Add enough Milk or Buttermilk, a little at a time, mixing to to make a soft Dough.
* This can also be done in a Food processor.
* Tip out onto a floured worktop and knead lightly.
* Roll out to 2 cm (¾") thick and them cut into rounds with a 5 cm (2") Pastry cutter or hand-roll them into balls for a more rustic looking scone..
* Brush the tops of the Scones with a little Milk.
* Place onto a lightly greased baking tray and Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until they have risen and turned golden.


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