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Gluten-Free Maple-Bacon Scones

September 22, 2019 by Jodi MacKinnon (QFG) Leave a Comment
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Bacon and maple sugar make these scones special. Expect a rush to the breakfast table.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12


Gluten-Free Flour Blend
Gluten-Free Maple-Bacon Scones
  • 2 cups gluten-free flour blend
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • ¾ cup whipping cream , 35%
  • 1 large egg , beaten
  • 2 cups crisp bacon , crumbled
  • ½ cup maple sugar


Gluten-Free Flour Blend
  1. Sift together all the ingredients and store in a container.
Gluten-Free Maple-Bacon Scones
  1. Preheat an oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cut in the butter and shortening.
  4. Whisk together the cream and egg and add to the dry ingredients.
  5. Stir in 1 cup of bacon and 1/4 cup maple sugar.
  6. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll the dough into a 2" thick rectangle. Cut out the biscuits using a round cutter.
  7. Place them on the prepared baking sheet and sprinkle the remaining bacon and maple sugar on top.
  8. Bake the scones for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.

About Jodi MacKinnon (QFG)

Qualifirst's COO, Jodi loves cooking and baking. Taking raw ingredients and turning them into something that is absolutely delicious, with just the right flavor balance, is one of her favorite pastimes.