Bacon Cheddar Scones

This is one of the best things I’ve put in my mouth in a long time.  I have already made them three times even thought they are a bit labor intensive.  They go great with a bowl of chili or other hearty soup.Bouchon BakeryIngredients107 grams (3/4 cup + 1 tsp) all purpose flour196 grams (1 1/2 cups + 1/2 tbsp) cake flour8.1 grams (1 1/2 + 1/8 tsp) baking powder1.6 grams (3/8 tsp) baking soda27 grams (2 tbsp + 3/4 tsp) sugar3.6 grams (1 1/4 tsp) kosher salt132 grams (4.7 oz) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/4 inch pieces71 grams (1/4 cup + 1 tbsp) heavy cream, plus more for brushing89 grams (1/4 cup + 2 1/2 tbsp) creme fraiche (or sour cream)340 grams (12 oz) applewood smoked bacon, cooked, drained, and cut into 1/8 inch pieces (77 grams cooked weight)144 grams (2 cups) plus 36 grams (1/2 cup) grated sharp white cheddar10 grams (1/4 cup) minced chives or scallionsfreshly ground black pepper Directions1. Place the all purpose flour in a large bowl.  Sift in the cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar.  Add the salt and whisk together.2.  Using a pastry cutter, cut in the butter until the

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