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Cooking with Kids-Accidental Cheese Scones

cheese sconeIt is February half term, in order to keep Zach occupied and fed; we decided to bake some scones. Zach has become so good at baking them. We baked four batches in four consecutive days. I started to worry about my waist line.

  1. Mix 225 grams self-raising flour, a pinch of salt with 40 grams butter or margarine. The mixture should look like bread crumbs.

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2. Add 125 grams of shredded cheese, mix well.

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3. Add about 110ml milk to the mixture to form a dough. A little at one time.

4. Roll the dough out about 2-3 cms thick. It is important to make the dough at the right thickness so the scones will rise up nicely in the oven.

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5. Cook the scones in the pre-heated oven, 220°C for 12 mins or until they are risen and golden.

I am not a precise baker. When I emptied self-raising flour and strong white bread flour into jars, I forgot to label them. As you may have guessed, I accidentally used strong white instead of self-raising flour.

Surprisingly, the scones turned out alright. They were full of air pockets, light and tasty. Phew!

What is your favourite cheese scone recipe?

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