Cheese chive and onion scones

Essential Cuisine

Essential Cuisine

Standard Supplier 25th July 2017
Essential Cuisine

Essential Cuisine

Standard Supplier

Cheese chive and onion scones

Serve with a good cheddar and chutney for a perfect savoury afternoon tea!


  • 2lbs plain flour
  • 6oz caster sugar
  • 6oz butter
  • 2oz baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 pint milk
  • 20g Essential Cuisine Cheese Stock Powder
  • 1 red onion
  • ½ bunch finely chopped chives


1. Finely chop the onion and cook slowly in a little butter until soft
2. Mix the flour, sugar, butter, baking powder and Essential Cuisine Cheese Stock powder together to breadcrumb consistency. Add the cooked onion and the chopped chives.
3. Add milk to make a dough, being careful not to over mix. All the milk may not be needed.
4. Roll out to about 1 ½ inched thick and cut out to the desired shape.
5. Place on a papered baking tray and bake for about 20 mins on 170C.
6. You may wish to egg wash before placing in oven and sprinkle grated parmesan over 5 minutes before the end of cooking

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