Originally these were meant to be Cheddar and Marmite scones, but because i wasn't using a recipe and i was instead making it up as i went along they turned out far more like croissant in texture and flavour, personally i thought this meant they turned out far better then they would of done if they had been regular scones.
if you are american and don't know what Marmite is, then well i'm not sure that you will
1. like it or
2. be able to find it,
if you like baking and you want something buttery, cheesy and savory then this dish is most definitely for you.
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Step 1: Mix Dry Ingredients
400g Self raising flour (plus 150g for kneading)
200g (spare for topping) grated sharp cheddar cheese
250g butter, cut into small pieces
5 eggs, divided
1 1/2 cups milk
3 Heaped teaspoons Marmite
Mix in the grated cheese Picture 3.
Rub in the butter picture 4.
Keep rubbing in until you get a fine breadcrumb constancy 5.
Step 2: Mix Wet Ingredients
Pour the milk in to a separate bowl Picture 1.
Add the eggs Picture 2.
Add the marmite Picture 3.
Whisk all the ingredients Picture 4.
Step 3: Knead the Dough
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ones Picture 1.
Mix the ingredients, they will be wet at first then thicken Picture 2.
Knead on hard surface Picture 3.
Its ready once you have formed a soft dough Picture 4.
Ps you might need slightly more or less flour when i have listed.
Step 4: Roll and Cut
Roll out of a floured surface Picture 1.
Use a mug or shape cutter to cut out the rolls Picture 2 - 3
Remove extra dough and then repeat Picture 4.
Step 5: Bake
Glaze with whisked egg yolk Picture 1.
Add grated cheese on top Picture 2.
Bake for 20 minutes at Gas mark 5 190C/375F/gas 5