Savoury Cheese Ring


This recipe for a Savoury Cheese Ring is one that I was given roughly 30 years ago - it smells divine as it is baking, and will pleasantly surprise your lunch guests. It is most suitable for those times when you want a heated lunch, or just a light dinner. Served with a tossed green salad, this recipe will delight all who try it...

Scone Mixture:

2 cups self-raising flour

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons margerine

1/2 cup grated cheese

pinch cayenne pepper

1 egg

1 cup milk


250g luncheon beef (leftover corned silverside is perfect)

2-3 guerkins

2 teaspoons melted butter

2 teaspoons chopped parsley

1 small onion

1/4 cup grated cheese

1 tablespoon tomato sauce


Prepare Filling:

Dice beef and guerkins finely. Grate the onion and chop parsley.

Combine all ingredients and mix well.

Prepare Scone Mixutre:

Sift flour, salt and pepper into a bowl.

Rub margerine through with the finger tips.

Add grated cheese.

Add beaten egg and milk to make a moist scone dough.

Turn onto a floured board and knead lightly. Roll into a rectangle about 30cm x 20cm.

Spread with the prepared filling. Form into a roll, and then bend the sides inwards to form a ring.

Cut 2/3rds of the way through the ring with scissors or a sharp knife.

Brush with egg and milk.

Bake in a moderate oven for 30-35 minutes.

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