Cheese and Bacon Spent Grain Scones

Cheese and Bacon Spent Grain Scones

Making home brew? Save some of the spent grains for these savory scones! Delicious!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

8

scones

1 1/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup spent barley grain*
1
tablespoon sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
6
tablespoons cold butter, cut into 6 pieces
1/3
cup milk
1
egg
3/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
3
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (about 3 tablespoons)
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix flour, spent grain, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, egg, cheese and bacon.
  3. Place dough on lightly floured work surface. Knead lightly 10 times. On cookie sheet, roll or pat dough into 8-inch round. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate wedges.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; carefully separate wedges. Serve warm.
Makes 8 scones
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*What are spent grains? The grains that remain after steeping them for home-brewed beer. They add a malty or nutty flavor and crunchy texture to baked goods.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Scone)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.