“Throw Some Bacon On It!” Maple & Bacon Scones

We’ve got “sleep eyes” and woke up thinking about bacon! The ultimate morning treat to wake up to. Thanks to the brilliant Donal Skehan, we’ve whipped up some AMAZING fluffy, savoury, salty and sweet Maple & Bacon Scones. Seriously, we love scones and we’ve blogged about scones before, but this might be our new go-to scone recipe. It’s so good and you’ll probably eat too many!


Obviously, inspired by:

Bacon by Nick Jonas


  • 250g of smoked cooked bacon, chopped
  • 450g all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 225g cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 180ml pure maple syrup
  • 180ml buttermilk
  • 1 egg (for an egg-wash)
  • Course sea salt to sprinkle

Get the full instructions here

Here’s another great video to watch to learn some great tips on how to make perfect fluffy and light scones!

Everything is better with bacon, so throw some bacon on it and ENJOY!


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