Rub the flour and butter together in a bowl. Stir in the cheese and add enough liquid to make a soft, pliable dough. Transfer to a floured board, and knead it lightly.
Roll and cut out scones. Bake at 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6 in a preheated oven for about 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before serving warm.
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