Double Chocolate Scones

This is another recipe that I almost have memorized because it is requested so frequently. My kids love this recipe and I freeze the leftovers and have them on cold mornings with a hot cup of tea! Memorable!
Double Chocolate Scones
Double Chocolate Scones

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    C all-purpose flour

  • 1/2

    C granulated sugar

  • 1/3

    C unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1

    TBS baking powder

  • 1/2

    tsp. salt

  • 1/3

    C unsalted butter

  • 1

    beaten egg

  • 1/2

    C whipping cream

  • 1

    tsp. vanilla

  • 1

    C miniature semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 1/2

    C chopped pecans (optional)

Directions

1. Mix together flour, granulated sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. 2. In a small bowl, stir together egg, 1/2 C whipping cream and vanilla. Add egg mixture to dry mixture. Add chocolate pieces and nuts (optional). Using a fork, stir just until moistened. 3. Knead the dough for about 10-12 strokes or until the dough is nearly smooth. Cut the dough out with a biscuit cutter, in wedge shapes or put into a scone pan. 4. Bake at 400 after brushing scones with additional whipping cream and sprinkling with coarse sugar for approx. 12 to 14 min. or until bottoms are lightly browned. Makes about 12 scones.

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