Our bake for this month at Avid Baker's Challenge (ABC) is Bacon-Cheddar-Chive Scones, a delicious savoury scones, recipe taken from King Arthur Flour's (KAF) website. We, at ABC is currently baking from KAF recipes until end December.
When this recipe was chosen for our June bake, I thought that it sounded familiar. Checked from my file of printed recipes, and found it, I actually printed this recipe from KAF' website on 3rd Nov 2011! It took a little push, and one and half years later, to make this savoury scone, thanks to ABC! And another recipe which I've printed at the same time, is our coming bake in August!
The original recipe uses chives, but I have replaced with green onions. I do have some chives growing in my backyard, but when I made the dough, it was already about 9.30pm, and it was a little too late to go round snipping herbs from my backyard. I do have some green onions in my fridge, so that was what I used.
I made the dough and placed them in the baking pan, and kept it in the fridge. The next morning, at 4.45 am, (yes, it was that early!) I baked them for the kids' breakfast before school. So it was all nice, moist and tender when they had it for breakfast.
I made only half a recipe, and got eight small scones, just perfect for breakfast. The only changes I've made was to substitute the chives with green onions, and to add some coarse black pepper powder. The salt was reduced by half, and it still turns out a little salty, next time I will not add any salt, because the cheese, bacon and butter are already salted.
.... taken at about 10.00 am when the sun is up! Haha! There's only one piece left for me!
These scones are buttery, moist, tender and yummy! A breeze to make! Make the dough the night before, which is very quick to put together, place the dough in the fridge and bake the next morning for breakfast, fresh and delicious!
To view the other members bake, please stop by Avid Baker's Challenge (ABC). We are currently baking from King Arthur Flour website, if you are interested to join in, please contact Hanaa.