Fri. Jan 22nd, 2021

For those savoury cravings: Cheese and chive scones

These yummy and easy home-made cheese and
chive scones are the perfect answer to your savoury

for those savoury cravings cheese and chive scones - For those savoury cravings: Cheese and chive scones

Perfect warmed up for a breakfast, or tea-time snack, these little beauties will become a staple in your house and they are super easy to make. The are full of flavour, perfect crunchy exterior and soft fluffy interior with all the cheese and chive goodness you are after.

My family love their sweet treat and weekends are all about baking in our household. We have adapted our plain simple scone recipe to make a tasty savoury favorite we make at least twice a month. I can’t promise you wont make them more often.

Lets have a look at the magic ingredients to make these little scones:

  • Flour: The base of these beauties
  • Baking powder: to make these bad boys rise
  • Garlic: Flavours we love and what says Italian cuisine more than garlic
  • Salt: Seasoning
  • Milk: Combines the mixture together
  • Mayo: The secret ingredient
  • Cheese: Cheddar is best as it’s full of cheesy flavor
  • Chives: It’s the added extra that gives your scones a bit of attitude.

Cheese and Chive Scones

5 from 1 vote

Recipe by Kerryn du ToitCourse: Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons mayo

  • 1 cup cheese

  • 1/2 cup chives


  • Add all the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients
  • Combine all the ingredients, mix thoroughly 

  • Spoon into a greased cupcake tin or dollop on a baking sheet for a more rustic looking scone.
  • Bake at 180 degree celcius for 15 minutes until golden brown on top.

  • Let your scones cool and serve for lunch, with afternoon tea or have as a snack.


  • To Freeze: You can make the mixture put in a freezer bag and freeze for future use. To use, let it thaw out and bake them in the oven.

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