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Gorgonzola, Onion & Bacon Scones
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Gorgonzola, Onion & Bacon Scones

Gorgonzola, Onion & Bacon Scones

I know when people hear scone, they think morning and they think sweet. And even though this version is savory, it would still make an amazing addition to any brunch. Just make em. Serves 4


  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 stick cold butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 8oz Gorgonzola, crumbled
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Preheat 400
  2. In a skillet, cook bacon until crispy – remove & drain on paper towels
  3. Using a little of the bacon grease, cook onions in the same skillet, until nicely softened
  4. Sift flour into large bowl, stir in baking powder, kosher salt and pepper
  5. Grate butter into flour mixture and using fingers mix together until it resembles fine breadcrumbs
  6. Add onions, bacon, Gorgonzola, buttermilk – mix into a ball
  7. Flour surface, flatten dough into approx 8" flat circle, 1" deep
  8. Let it rest 45 minutes in a warm corner of the kitchen
  9. Cut into 12 wedges, place on greased baking sheet
  10. Whisk egg and water, brush egg wash over scones, cook 20-25 minutes