How to Bake Bacon-Brown Sugar Scones

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How to Bake Bacon-Brown Sugar Scones Recipe
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My daughter called this morning, she needed TLC. So I gathered the troops for her favourite treat bacon-brown sugar scones

My daughter called this morning, she needed TLC. So I gathered the troops for her favourite treat bacon-brown sugar scones

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Turn oven on at 400f  Cut smoked bacon thinly, or buy already sliced.

Turn oven on at 400f Cut smoked bacon thinly, or buy already sliced.

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Brown sugar for the bacon

Brown sugar for the bacon

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Sprinkle bacon with brown sugar and pepper

Sprinkle bacon with brown sugar and pepper

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Bake for 15-20 min. Keep an eye on the bacon after 15 min. You want it Krispy not burned

Bake for 15-20 min. Keep an eye on the bacon after 15 min. You want it Krispy not burned

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I use cloth to wrap bacon before putting it in the fridge

I use cloth to wrap bacon before putting it in the fridge

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I also pack my cheese in cloth

I also pack my cheese in cloth

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Combine all dry ingredients in mixing bowl.

Combine all dry ingredients in mixing bowl.

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Mix

Mix

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Add cubed butter

Add cubed butter

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By now the bacon is done. Don't use your fingers.

By now the bacon is done. Don't use your fingers.

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Cool bacon

Cool bacon

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Lovely goo.

Lovely goo.

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Scrape goo  together

Scrape goo together

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Pour into yoghurt egg mix

Pour into yoghurt egg mix

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Rub the butter into the flour

Rub the butter into the flour

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Stirr yoghurt egg bacon goo together. Yes Im using the measuring spoon to stirr with

Stirr yoghurt egg bacon goo together. Yes Im using the measuring spoon to stirr with

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Add fluids to dry

Add fluids to dry

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Use your hand to combine dough, don't over work dough, you don't want gluten to form , you want the scones to be crumbly, not chewy

Use your hand to combine dough, don't over work dough, you don't want gluten to form , you want the scones to be crumbly, not chewy

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Snip snip

Snip snip

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Combine

Combine

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Roll and cut

Roll and cut

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Put back on baking tray, reuse the baking paper used for the bacon.

Put back on baking tray, reuse the baking paper used for the bacon.

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I only baked half of the portion.  You can at this point freeze the dough in scones shape, take out in the evening, put in fridge over night, bake in the morning.

I only baked half of the portion. You can at this point freeze the dough in scones shape, take out in the evening, put in fridge over night, bake in the morning.

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Baking

Baking

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Rest of dough going to my daughter, with coffee for me, and a jar of marmalade as a side treat.

Rest of dough going to my daughter, with coffee for me, and a jar of marmalade as a side treat.

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Done

Done

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Caught!!!

Caught!!!

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Are we going to have some? Me: no

Are we going to have some? Me: no

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Bummer

Bummer

Ingredients

12 Thin slices of smoked bacon 
Tablespoons Dark sugar 
Pepper from grinder 
3 Cups Flour 
½ Tablespoons Brown sugar 
½ Tablespoons Sugar 
Salt  
3 Teaspoons Baking powder 
1 Teaspoon Baking soda 
1 Teaspoon Pepper from grinder 
¾ Cups Butter 
1 Egg 
¾ Cups Buttermilk or yogurt 
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