Giant bacon and cheese scones

By YOU Digital
06 May 2020
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Preparation: 10 min | Baking: 20 min | Serves 6

Packed with bacon and cheese, these giant scones look and taste like they’ve been made with love.

Ingredients

200g Eskort Diced Bacon, fried crispy

560ml (2¼c) flour

2 eggs

5ml (1t) salt

12,5ml (2½t) baking powder

250ml (1c) cream

250ml (1c) buttermilk

250ml (1c) cheddar cheese, cubed

For glazing

1 egg

To serve

Butter or cream (optional)

Apricot jam

 

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • In a large mixing bowl add all the ingredients and mix until well combined. The result should be a soft ball of dough.
  • Put the dough on a flour-dusted surface and form it into a 5cm-thick round shape.
  • Divide the dough into 8 scone-shaped mounds and arrange them on a baking sheet.

Glazing

  • Whisk the egg and glaze the scones.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.

To serve

  • Serve the scones while still warm with butter or cream (if using) and apricot jam.

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