#ISW – International scone week – Bacon and avocado scones

Robbie mentioned my love of bacon – she’s right, and I am honored to have this recipe from her! Let’s get baking!

Robbie's inspiration

It is that time of year again and Tandy Sinclair from Lavender and Lime blog is hosting International Scone Week. You can join in here: https://tandysinclair.com/buttermilk-scones/

Today’s recipe was inspired by my good blogging friend, John Rieber. John really enjoys bacon and I love using bacon as an ingredient. I gave it some thought and these delicious avocado and bacon scones were born. If you like bacon, here is one of John’s great bacon posts: https://johnrieber.com/2020/11/10/bacon-wrapped-oreos-pickles-burritos-and-maple-glazed-bacon-wrapped-turkey-too-a-bacon-wrapped-primer/


450 grams self raising flour

1 large avocado

5 ml salt

5 ml freshly ground black pepper

1 egg

150 ml milk

1 250 gram packet bacon, diced and fried


Preheat the oven to 220 C. Skin the avocado and de-pip. Chop the flesh into cubes. Sieve the flour and the salt into a mixing bowl.

Rub the avocado into the flour using your fingers until a crumb like mixture forms…

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12 replies

  1. One can never have too much bacon! Great recipe.


  2. Could we please just pronounce it properly, everybody? Don’t be so provincial. 🖤💙


  3. You might have seen my comment on Robbie’s post. I don’t think avocado belongs anywhere near a scone! 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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