Cheddar, Chive and Lountza Scones

Afrodite's Kitchen


Preparation Time:

45 min

Cooking Time:

20 min


8 servings
Category:Breads & Doughs

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Made with

Village Flour 1Kg


  • 2 cups Mitsides Village Flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, cold, chopped into small cubs
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk (or add 2 tablespoons yogurt to a 3/4 of a cup and fill up the remaining space with milk)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Lountza, or smoked ham
  • 1/2 cup grated yellow cheddar
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced chives, or spring onions


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour and baking powder with a fork.
  3. Rub the butter into the flour mixture with the heel of your hand to create a coarse meal.
  4. Add the cheddar, Lountza and chives and toss the mixture together.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the egg and buttermilk.
  6. Add the liquid mixture to the flour mixture and use your hands to create a soft dough. It will be sticky.
  7. Form 6 free form scones and place them on the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.

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