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Maple Bacon Scones

  • Author: Richelle
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast


Pappy’s Maple Syrup was the inspiration for this cream scone that pairs the nutty bourbon barrel aged syrup with the salty goodness of bacon.  It’s basically hand-held brunch.



For the Scones

  • 2 cups (10 ounces) all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small pieces and frozen
  • ½ cup bacon pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup

For the Maple Glaze

  • 6 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 12 tablespoons heavy cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 450ºF.  Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside. 



  1. Keep the butter and cream as cold as possible!
  2. Don’t Overwork the dough.
  3. Bake on High Heat!

Keywords: scones