Dragon Welsh cheddar cheese and tomato scones

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4.6/5 I can't stop eating these - they only last one day. 🙄 Jerry, aka Chef)

Dragon Welsh cheddar cheese and tomato scones
Dragon Welsh cheddar cheese and tomato scones
Servings:Serves 12
Calories per serving:146
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:25th September 2016

This cheese and tomato scone recipe comes courtesy of South Caernarfon Creameries, the addition of tomatoes makes an unusual and interesting change.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat your oven to 220° C (425° F - gas 7), [fan oven 200° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Sieve the flour with baking powder into a large mixing bowl, rub in the butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs
  2. Sprinkle in herbs and black pepper, stir through sun dried tomatoes and cheddar
  3. Gradually add egg & milk mixture until you have a dough, if this seem too wet do not add all liquid
  4. Turn onto floured surface and knead until smooth
  5. Flatten out to approx. 3cm deep and using a round cutter stamp out scones
  6. Bake on a tray lightly dusted with flour for 12-15 minutes until golden brown and cooked through

Serving suggestions

Serve warm and spread with Dragon Cheddar cheese and leek pate or just with butter.


Use Dragon reduced fat mature Welsh cheddar cheese if you are watching your calories!

Recipe source

This recipe originated from the the recipe section of South Caernarfon Creameries

Dragon cheese products can be purchased from Sainsbury's, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Lidl, local independent stores and cheese shops.

For trade, catering and export enquiries see their where to buy page.

Many thanks to South Caernarfon Creameries for kindly giving Cookipedia permission to use their recipes.

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