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Make Bacon, Cheddar & Chive Scones This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day around the corner and on a weekday, we decided to feature recipes that don’t only scream love but that can be made in under an hour! Both of our savoury and sweet recipes are perfect for two, extra-decadent and ready in under an hour!

BACON, CHEDDAR & CHIVE SCONES

These eggless, savoury scones are perfect for a surprise romantic breakfast or as a yummy treat for your loved one. Use heart-shaped cutters if you want to be extra cheesy and loving this Valentine’s Day.

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Yields8 Servings
Total Time39 mins

INGREDIENTS

 2 cups all-purpose flour
 ½ teaspoon salt
 1 tablespoon baking powder
 2 teaspoons sugar
 1 teaspoon ground thyme
 2 teaspoons paprika
 1 teaspoon black pepper
 2 ounces cold butter, cubed
 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
 ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh chives
 1 cup cooked, crumbled bacon, optional
 ¾ cup to 1 cup heavy cream

DIRECTIONS

1

Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2

In a large bowl, whisk all dry ingredients.

3

Using a dough cutter, food processor or your hands, work the cubed butter into the dry ingredients until it becomes crumbly.

4

Then, mix in cheese, chives and bacon.

5

Add ¾ cup heavy cream; stir to combine. If the dough does not hold together, add cream until it does.

6

Transfer the dough to a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat and press the dough into a ¾-inch thick circle.

7

Using a sharp knife, cut the circle into wedges, spreading them apart.

8

Lastly, brush with heavy cream.

9

Bake for 22 to 24 mins or, until golden-brown. Serve warm.

Ingredients

 2 cups all-purpose flour
 ½ teaspoon salt
 1 tablespoon baking powder
 2 teaspoons sugar
 1 teaspoon ground thyme
 2 teaspoons paprika
 1 teaspoon black pepper
 2 ounces cold butter, cubed
 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
 ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh chives
 1 cup cooked, crumbled bacon, optional
 ¾ cup to 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2

In a large bowl, whisk all dry ingredients.

3

Using a dough cutter, food processor or your hands, work the cubed butter into the dry ingredients until it becomes crumbly.

4

Then, mix in cheese, chives and bacon.

5

Add ¾ cup heavy cream; stir to combine. If the dough does not hold together, add cream until it does.

6

Transfer the dough to a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat and press the dough into a ¾-inch thick circle.

7

Using a sharp knife, cut the circle into wedges, spreading them apart.

8

Lastly, brush with heavy cream.

9

Bake for 22 to 24 mins or, until golden-brown. Serve warm.

Bacon, Cheddar & Chive Scones

Varsha Mahabir

Varsha Mahabir is the founder of Frosted Whisk, an online bakery. She's very passionate about baking and everything is homemade and made from scratch. She takes pride in her desserts and wants you to enjoy them as much as she did creating them.

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