Fluffy rocket and feta scones

These scones really pack a punch with rocket and a double dose of cheese – feta in the scones and cheddar on the top. Slathered in butter, a warm scone is true comfort food, right?

By Nici Wickes
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 8
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  • 2 1/2 cup Countdown free from gluten plain flour
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 50 gram Countdown butter
  • 100 gram Countdown feta, cut into cubes
  • 1 handful Countdown baby rocket, roughly chopped
  • 250 millilitre milk
  • 1 cup Essentials cheddar cheese, grated


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220°C. Dust an oven tray lightly with flour or line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Process the flour, baking powder and salt with butter until it resembles breadcrumbs. Toss through the feta chunks and rocket.
  • 3
    Stir the milk in quickly with a knife until a soft dough forms, then turn out onto a floured surface and knead lightly.
  • 4
    Pat into a 2cm-thick rectangle. Cut into squares and transfer to the prepared oven tray. Sprinkle with the grated cheese. Bake for 12-15 minutes until risen and golden.

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