Fig and Bacon Scones
Author: Nicole-Cooking for Keeps
Serves: 8-10 Scones
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- ¾ cup dried figs, chopped
- 5 slices center cut cooked bacon, chopped
- ¾ cup cold cream
- ¼ cup cold butter milk
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Grate butter and place in the freezer.
- Whisk flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda together in a large mixing bowl. Wisk in bacon and figs.
- Switch to a wooden spoon and stir butter into dry ingredients.
- Add cream and buttermilk to the bowl. Mix until combined.
- Dump dough out onto a large floured surface and using a rolling pan or your hands, form the dough into a rectangle.
- Cut into equal smaller rectangles, making 8-10 (depending on how large you like your scones).
- Place on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silt pad.
- Brush tops with cream and bake for 12-15 minutes until brown and cooked through.
Recipe by Cooking for Keeps at http://www.cookingforkeeps.com/2013/02/20/fig-and-bacon-scones/