Cheesy Herb & Garlic Scones

These are not quite your grandmother’s scones. They make a good side dish for soups and stews or can be served with chutney or relish. Add some jalapenos if you want an extra kick.

Cheesy garlic and herb scones

These aren’t your grandmother’s scones, packed with cheddar cheese and garlic, they’re great as a side dish for soups and stews or can be spread with chutney or relish and enjoyed alone.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, scones
Servings: 10 scones


  • 50 g butter
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • ¾ cup milk plus extra to brush
  • 100 g grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme


  • Preheat oven to 200°C (conventionaor 180°C (fan forced).
  • In a bowl, use your hands to rub butter into flower until mixture reaches a breadcrumb consistency.
  • Mix through thyme, garlic and cheese. Create a well in the centre of the mixture and pour in milk. Mix with a spatula until a soft dough begins to form.
  • Turn onto floured surface and knead gently until the dough becomes smooth (no more than 2 minutes).
  • Roll out dough to 2cm thick. Cut into 10 even, square pieces. Place on a lined baking tray and brush with milk. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot.

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