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Cheese, Ham & Potato Scone

A delicious Cheese, Ham and Potato Scone which is perfect as a breakfast treat, snack, lunch or maybe with some soup!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine British
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Camilla

Ingredients

  • 225 g / 8 oz Self-raising flour
  • 1 ½ tsp Baking powder
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 30 g / 1 oz Butter
  • 1 tsp Wholegrain mustard
  • 75 g / 3 oz Mature Cheddar grated
  • 75 g / 3 oz Ham diced
  • 4 tbsp Milk or more
  • 170 g / 6 oz Cold cooked potatoes
  • To finish:
  • Milk or beaten egg to glaze

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 220°C.
  2. Mash or rice your potatoes in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into another bowl.
  4. Rub the butter in until the texture of fine breadcrumbs.
  5. In the bowl containing the mash stir in the milk and mustard.
  6. Then add the grated cheese and ham.
  7. Add the dry ingredients and mix with a fork, adding more milk if necessary. (I needed 4 more tbsp).
  8. Knead lightly on a floured surface for a few seconds until smooth.
  9. Roll the dough out to 18 cm (7”) circle.
  10. Put on a greased baking sheet and mark into 6 wedges with a sharp knife.
  11. Brush with milk or egg wash.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  13. Cool on a wire rack.
  14. Serve warm or cold.