Crispy Bacon & Parmesan Scones

Crispy Bacon & Parmesan Scones

Ingredients:

175g Coarse Wholemeal flour

175g Cream Plain Flour

1 level tsp Bread Soda Pinch of Salt

50g Connacht Gold Creamery Butter

1 tbsp Brown Sugar

200ml Connacht Gold Buttermilk

25g Parmesan Cheese (finely grated)

3 Streaky Rashers (finely chopped and fried until crispy)

250ml Connacht Gold Full Fat Milk

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly dust a flat baking sheet or swiss roll tin with some flour.

2. Put the wholemeal into a large mixing bowl. Sieve the cream flour, salt and bread soda into the bowl. Mix the ingredients well together with fingers, raising the hands as you do to introduce as much air as possible!

3. Add the cheese and crispy bacon and mix well.

4. Finally, stir in sufficient buttermilk to make a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead for a few seconds. Cut out scones.

5. Put the scones on the preheated tin and bake for about 15 mins. or until risen and a golden brown. Cool on a wire tray.

Recipe Notes:

Serving Suggestions: with butter/ cream cheese & smoked salmon/ cheddar & chutney.

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