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