Sandra Butler’s Freefrom Creamy Sheese Scones

Corn, egg, lactose, milk, nut, peanut, sesame free; can be gluten & wheat free

Delicious cut in half and spread with dairy-free margarine or Creamy Sheese with Chives. Also lovely spread with Original Creamy Sheese or slices of Medium Cheddar Sheese.

Makes 8-10 scones


  • 225g / 8 oz normal (all purpose) or gluten-free self-raising (self-rising) flour -
    or half wholemeal & white flour
  • 1 tsp of gluten/wheat-free baking powder (baking soda)
    (2 tsps if you use wholemeal flour)
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • 75g / 2½ oz dairy-free margarine
  • 85g / 3 oz Creamy Sheese (dairy-free cream cheese) with Chives
  • freshly ground black pepper - optional
  • 125ml / ½ cup plain soya milk
  • 50g / 2 oz Cheddar and Chives hard Sheese (dairy-free hard cheese)
    (to sprinkle on top of the scones)
  • Optional: sesame seeds or poppy seeds for decoration


  1. Heat your oven to 180C/350F /Gas mark 4.
  2. Sieve the flour, baking powder (baking soda), paprika and salt into a
    mixing bowl.
  3. Rub in margarine until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Mix in the Creamy Sheese with Chives.
  5. Add the soya milk and lightly mix into a soft dough (the less you handle the dough, the more it will rise).
  6. Roll out and cut into 8-10 circles.
  7. Glaze the top of the scones with soya milk (sprinkle the sesame seeds on at this point for decoration).
  8. Bake the scones for 10-15 in your pre-heated oven.
  9. Half way through baking take out the scones and sprinkle the Cheddar with Chives hard Sheese on top of the scones - put back in the oven and cook until the scones are golden.

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