Cheese Scones

Cheese scones are a great alternative to cheese on toast for breakfast and go down well as an addition to a fry-up breakfast with family and friends and make a yummy quick and easy lunch.

Cheese Scones



2 tsp butter
1 cup flour
3 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
1 cup mature cheddar cheese grated
1 egg
1 tsp water
7 tsp milk or sour cream or cream or buttermilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C.
  2. Rub the butter into the dry ingredients and add the cheese.
  3. Beat together the egg plus the liquid and add to the dry mixture.
  4. Place into greased patty pans.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes.


Submitted by:  Melody Whittal, Port Elizabeth


13 thoughts on “Cheese Scones

    • Hi and thanks for stopping by. I have some more muffin/scone recipes to come in the next couple of weeks. Just to whet your appetite, lemon and poppy seed muffins, health muffins, what I know as traditional scones, and another cheese muffin recipe. 😉
      You have a great blog and I have subscribed to receive all your updates.

  1. When I started cooking a long time ago and a recipe called for “chilies,” (especially “green chilies” which is a really generic term) I was so confused what they were talking about because I only knew the hearty soup.

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