Easy Cheese Scones

A really easy cheese scone recipe, perfect for lunchboxes or the snack bag. Fussy eaters in this house and every week is different. Anyways for the last few weeks they have been munching these down.


  • 225g plain flour 
  • 3 good teaspoons of baking powder
  • 90 – 100ml Connacht Gold Fresh Milk  
  • 1 egg
  • 55g Connacht Gold Creamery butter
  • 100g white cheddar 
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato purée 



  • Preheat oven to 180C
  • Sieve flour and baking powder , rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add the grated cheese
  • Mix the milk with the egg
  • Add to the dry ingredients, bring together with a knife.
  • Knead very lightly on a floured surface, don’t over knead, the dough should be soft.
  • Roll to under 1 inch thick 
  • Cut out shapes.
  • Glaze with left over liquid & add teaspoon of tomato purée to this. 
  • Pop on baking tray in oven at 180C for 15 minutes.

You can double the ingredients, batch freeze and they’re quick enough to make in the morning or night before.



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