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Cheese scones by little Elena

A tasty treat from England


  1. Preheat the oven at 200 degrees Celsius without the fan.

  2. In a bowl, place the flour, add the baking powder, sugar, thyme, smoked black pepper and mix.

  3. Add the grated cheese and butter and stir. Knead by hand until the butter dissolves.

  4. Add the ham and stir.

  5. Add the milk gradually and stir with a knife and finish by hand until you have a dough that holds together.

  6. Place the dough on a floured surface and spread it with a rolling pin so that it is even and about one and a half centimeters thick.

  7. With a small ring cut round pieces and place them upside down in a pan with baking sheet.

  8. Glaze it with a little milk.

  9. Sprinkle with grated cheese

  10. Bake for 12 minutes


225g self raising flour

1tsp baking powder

A pinch of salt

a little ham

1tsp sugar

1tsp thyme

1tsp smoked paprika

120g mixed cheeses

60 g butter

100ml milk plus a bit more for glazing

black pepper

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