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Savoury Cheese Scones

Ingredients

225g Plain flour
2 Level teaspoons baking powder
Pinch salt
¼ Teaspoon mustard
50g Butter
75g Grated Wexford Cheddar
1 Size 2 free range egg
4 Tablespoons Wexford Creamery milk
Extra milk for glazing

Preparation method

Pre-heat the oven to 220° C. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and mustard. Rub in the
butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Mix in the grated cheese. Beat the egg and add
milk. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and combine the liquid. Turn onto a floured
board. Knead lightly and cut into rounds with a pastry cutter. Place on a greased baking tray.
Brush with egg and milk mixture and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden and cooked through.

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