Cheesy White Soda Swirls

225g 8 oz self raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

55g 2 oz butter/marg

1 egg                                      )

2 tbsp natural yoghurt   ) mixed together in a jug

Approx. 150ml milk)

50g (2oz) cheddar cheese roughly chopped or crumbled

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 200c/400f/Gas Mark 6/AGA Roasting Oven.

Sieve flour and baking power together in a large bowl, rub in butter.  Add enough fluid to bring together to form a soft dough.

Bring the dough together and then roll into a rectangle approx. 20 x 30 cm / 10 x 12 inches.  Place your cheese on top, spreading out but leaving ½ inch space at the beginning and the end of the edge. Starting at the longest edge nearest to you, tightly roll the rectangle away from you until you have a Swiss roll like bread.  Now cut the roll into 16 rings.  Place 9 around the outside of a greased 23 cm / 9inch cake tin and the remainder flat in the centre. When complete bake for approx. 25 minutes in the preheated oven.


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Hilary Justin, Little Oaks Cookery School, 26 Ballygowan Road, Kells, Ballymena, BT42 3PD

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