Overnight Bacon and White Cheddar Scones -  It was by far the best scone I’ve ever had. So flaky and moist, the bacon flavor was just amazing. Super intense.

Summary: It was by far the best scone I’ve ever had. So flaky and moist, the bacon flavor was just amazing. Super intense.

Ingredients

    • 12 oz. applewood smoked bacon, cooked, drained and cut into ¼ inch pieces, drippings reserved
    • ¾ cup + 1 teaspoon all purpose flour, spooned and leveled
    • 1 ½ cups + ½ teaspoon cake flour, spooned and leveled, and sifted if it is clumpy (you can make your own )
    • 1 ½ teaspoons + 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon + 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 tablespoons + ¾ teaspoon sugar
    • 1 and 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 4.7 ounces (1 stick plus 1 ½ tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, cut into ¼ inch cubes
    • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy cream
    • ¼ cup plus 2 ½ tablespoons full-fat plain Greek yogurt
    • 2 cups white cheddar cheese, grated
    • ¼ cup chives, minced
    • To top scones:
    • 3 tablespoons bacon drippings
    • freshly ground pepper
    • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar
    • ½ cup white cheddar cheese, grated

For instructions please visit: The Food Charlatan

 

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12