Wild Garlic and Cheddar Cheese Scones

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Wild garlic grows in abundance in the woodlands of England and makes a great alternative to shop bought garlic which can be overpowering. The delicate leaves are easily identified by the sweet smell of garlic and require only a thorough wash before using.

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Wild Garlic and Cheddar Cheese Scones

(you will need a small square cutter, makes 6 large scones)


  • 225g self raising flour
  • 125g, mature cheddar, grated
  • 115ml full fat milk
  • 2 tbsp. chopped wild garlic, stalk, leaf and bud
  • 100g butter
  • beaten egg, to glaze
  1. Place the flour and butter into a bowl, using your fingertips, rub in till it resembles bread crumbs. Add the grated cheese and wild garlic, stir to combine.
  2. Stir in the milk with a knife, gently, not overworking the dough.
  3. Turn out on a lightly floured board and press into the dough is 1.5 inches in thickness. Cut out squares of the dough and arrange on a greased baking tray.
  4. Brush with the beaten egg and bake for 15 minutes at 200oC.

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Serve whilst warm with lashings of salted butter and enjoy!



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