Bacon, Gruyere and Green Onion Scones
- Yield: 12 1x
- Category: Breakfast
- 2 cups flour
- 2 tablaespoon sugar
- 1½ teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ cup cold butter, cut into small cubes
- 4 strips or 1/4 lb bacon, chopped into small pieces
- ⅔ cup gruyere, grated
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- ½ cup butttermilk
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- Preheat oven to 375º
- In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut cold butter into the flour mixture until the butter is completely incorporated.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the cooked bacon, cheese, green oinions and pepper and add to the flour mixture.
- Fold in buttermilk and mix together until just combined and the mixture has formed into a dough. Form the dough into a disc and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or longer.
- Once chilled, flatten the disc to about 1/2 inch thick and cut into circles using a 3 inch biscuit cutter. Place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Brush the tops of each scone with a small amount of cream and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until the scones puff up and the tops just start to brown
- Serve warm with a side of honey butter.