Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
15th - 21st
October 2018

Cheese and Ham Scones

Party Food
5
Cooking time: 
5-10 minutes
Serves: 
makes 6 scones
Preparation time: 
10-15 minutes
Tags: 
Ingredients: 
  • 225g self raising flour
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • 50g Stork tub
  • 100g mature cheese, grated
  • 60g lean, thick sliced ham, cubed
  • 1 egg, beaten with sufficient Just Milk to make 150ml of liquid
  • To glaze: 1 egg and 1 tbsp milk, beaten
Equipment: 
  • Mixing bowls, scales, knives & forks - table, measuring spoons, straight edged metal circular pastry cutters, pastry brush, non-stick baking paper, baking tray, sharp knife and chopping board
Method: 
  1. Preheat oven to 200c (fan)/220c/Gas Mark 6
  2. Combine the flour and seasonings.
  3. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs
  4. Stir in the ham and the cheese, reserving a little of the cheese for the top.
  5. Combine the egg and milk, beating lightly.
  6. Make a well in the centre and add the liquid.
  7. Mix to a soft dough using a table knife to avoid overworking the dough.
  8. Pat the dough out on the worksurface to approx. 2.5cm thick.
  9. Cut out scones using a straight edged metal cutter dusted with flour.
  10. Place on a lined baking sheet.
  11. Glaze the tops of the scones and add a little extra grated cheese.
  12. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.

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