Anster Cheese Scones

The first of our Crail Food Festival recipes comes from Jane Stewart of the St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company for delicious cheese scones…



1 lb self raising flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 egg

3 tablespoons rapeseed oil

1 teaspoon of wholegrain mustard

pinch of salt

½ lb grated Anster cheese

milk to mix



1 Mix the dry ingredients together.

2 Add the grated cheese.

3 Mix together the egg, mustard and a little milk, then add to the dry ingredients.

4 Continue to add a little more milk, gradually, until you reach the consistency of thick porridge.

5 Turn out onto a floured surface, and pat until about 1 inch deep

6 Cut into required size of rounds.

7 Place on a lightly floured baking tray, and bake at 150°C until golden brown and cooked through.

Delicious served to accompany a bowl of soup.



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