300g / 11oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
1 small Courgette
1teaspoon Sugar
1 level teaspoon Bread Soda (sieved)
Pinch Salt
125g / 4oz Grated Cheddar Cheese
3 tablespoons Chopped Chives
150ml / 1/4pt - 300ml / 1/2pt Buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly dust baking sheet/tray with flour.
  2. Coarsely grate the courgette onto kitchen paper and squeeze out excess moisture.
  3. Place the flour, sugar, bread soda, salt, grated cheddar and chives into a mixing bowl and mix well.
  4. Finally add the courgette and sufficient milk to make a soft dough.
  5. Turn onto a floured surface and gently knead. Place tin in oven to heat.
  6. Roll dough out to about 2 cms/1″ and cut out scones. Place on preheated tin and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until risen and golden brown.
  7. Cool on a wire tray. Serve with ham and relish or smoked salmon.