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Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar Scones

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Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar Scones are loaded with chopped, hard-boiled eggs, lots of tasty bacon, and shredded sharp cheddar cheese packed into a tender, buttery biscuit.

Bacon, Egg and Cheddar Scones Recipe via Kudos Kitchen by Renee

For Mother’s Day, I wanted to come up with a complete breakfast meal that mom could, and should, easily eat in bed!

They may not be diet food, but on Mother’s Day, calories don’t count!

*Disclaimer – This recipe was originally published in 2014. I’m working hard to update all my older recipes with recipe cards, new photos, and additional recipe information. But, getting to all of them will take time. Please bear with me. In the meantime let me assure you that this recipe is still a winner and one I’m sure you’ll be well pleased with when you make it at home.

Bacon, Egg and Cheddar Scones Recipe via Kudos Kitchen by Renee

The only problem you may have with serving mom these for breakfast in bed is that when she smells them baking in the oven it’s going to be nearly impossible to keep her from jumping out of bed to come and see what smells so darned good!

Makes: 1 1/2 dozen       Prep Time: 15 minutes       Bake time: 60 minutes

1/2 cup sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups cake flour
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup cold butter, cup up
1 pound bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled
5 hard boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup cold milk
2 large eggs
1/2 cup maple syrup, warmed

-Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
-Whisk together the sugar, all purpose flour, cake flour, baking powder and salt.
-Using a pastry blender, or working quickly with your hands, cut the butter into the flour mixture to form coarse crumbs.
-Stir in the bacon, eggs and cheese.
-In a small bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs.
-Pour the milk mixture into the flour and bacon mixture and use a wooden spoon to stir just until the dry ingredients are moistened and the ingredients form a dough. Divide the dough in half.
-Form each half of dough into an even thickness 10″ circle on two parchment lined baking sheets.
-Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes.
-Remove from the oven and cut the each disc into 8 wedges, separating them from each other slightly.
-Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking the scones for approximately 40 minutes.
-Remove from the oven and brush the tops with the warmed maple syrup.
-Serve and enjoy!

In my opinion, these Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar Scones are the best of all the breakfast foods put together into one neat little package. Savory with just the right amount of sweet. Just like mom herself! 🙂


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The Ninja Baker

Friday 16th of May 2014

Great for Mother's Day, Renee and every day! The scones are complete meals and do look uber delicious!

Dionne Baldwin

Monday 12th of May 2014

Thank goodness calories didn't count yesterday! :-) I've never seen hard boiled eggs used in scones before but I like the idea. These scones sound and look delicious!

Stacy Rushton

Monday 12th of May 2014

Ooooh, bacon and eggs AND cheddar in a scone! I love everything about these, Reneé!

Emily | Jelly Toast

Monday 12th of May 2014

Savory scones are amazing! I love that breakfast in bed is such a Mother's Day tradition! I hope you had a great day :)

Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

Monday 12th of May 2014

Ooooo... Anything savory with bacons a good thing in my book! Delicious!