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Cheese and bacon scones recipe

These cheese and bacon scones are perfect to pop into lunch boxes. They are really easy to make and can be a perfect accompaniment to a soup in winter. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 slices shortcut bacon, diced
  • 1 cup tasty cheese, grated



Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper and set aside.

In a bowl, sift the flour and add the salt and sugar.

Rub the butter into the flour using your fingertips. Add the bacon and cheese and combine.

Using a blunt knife, stir in the milk until you have made a dough.

Lightly knead the dough on a floured surface. Pat dough out to 2cm thick.

Cut out using a scone cutter that has been dipped in flour and place, touching together on the baking tray.

Brush a little milk on the tops.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.


  • Depending on your dough you may need a little more milk.
  • These scones are perfect served with a nice soup or great just to pop into a lunch box.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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