Ingredients (Makes 10 large scones)

  • 150g Nortons Soft Cheese with Apricot
  • 400g plain flour
  • 125g granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 150g unsalted butter, diced
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 1/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 120ml Nortons milk

Method

  1. In a bowl mix together the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  2. Crumble in the Nortons Soft Cheese with Apricot and the butter, then blend together.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the egg, vanilla and milk, then gently mix the dry and wet ingredients until the dough comes together – don’t overwork it.
  4. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface and fold it gently a couple of times.
  5. Roll out to about 2cm thick and cut into your preferred shapes.
  6. Arrange on a lightly greased baking tray and bake at 200oC for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown on top.Serve with apricot jam and whipped Nortons Dairy cream.

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