* 225g (8oz) self-raising flour
* A pinch of salt
* 1 pinch cayenne pepper
* 1 teaspoon baking powder
* 50g (2oz) butter, cut into cubes
* 50g (2oz) Cheddar cheese, grated
* 75ml (3 fl oz) milk
1st Sift together the flour, salt, cayenne and baking powder. Using your fingers, rub the butter into the flour mixture (or do this in a food processor).
2nd Mix with the grated cheese. Add the milk a little at a time (you may need all of it) and mix with a flat blade knife until the dough begins to come together.
3rd Once you have formed a smooth dough, press it into a ball with your fingers. Pat or roll out until it in about 1.5-2cm (¾) thick. Cut into rounds with a 7-8cm (2 ½ in) cutter.
4th Order type on a baking sheet in oven for 10-15 minutes at 200 degrees (400 ° F, gas mark 6) until risen and golden.
Nutrition information per serving
* 172 Calories (kcal)
* Fat 8.0g
* Saturated Fat 5.0 g
* Sugars 0.9g
* Salt 0.8g
This nutrition information is only a guide and is at 2,000 calories per day. For more information about healthy nutrition, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount of 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g of salt.