2. Cheese Scones

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large scones
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Scottish Baking

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2016

  • About

My friend and colleague, Stephen Jardine, always says of a cheese scone: ‘It’s just plain wrong!’ He simply doesn’t get them. His assertion is that a scone should be served with butter and jam and is an inherently sweet thing. Even when I suggest serving a buttered cheese scone with soup in winter or a salad in summer, he winces. I could not disagree more about the merits of a freshly-baked cheese scone.

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