Cheddar & Bacon Brunch Scones

The perfect way to start the weekend is a tasty brunch with friends. This recipe makes 12 savoury scones – enough for everyone!

200g Godminster Vintage Organic Cheddar, grated

100g butter

150ml milk

50ml vegetable oil

8 rashers of streaky bacon

270g self-raising flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp sea salt

1 medium egg

2 spring onions, finely chopped

1. Prehat the oven to 200C/gas mark 8 and grease a muffin tin.  Fry the bacon over a medium heat for 5-7 minutes before setting aside and allowing it to cool completely. Chop into small pieces and save.

2. Combine the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl, and mix in the butter with your hands until the mixture takes on the texture of breadcrumbs.

3. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk, and oil before tipping it into the flour mixture.  Add the bacon, grated Godminster cheddar and spring onions, and then spoon into the muffin tin.

4. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 20 minutes or until the scones are golden brown. Serve immediately.

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