Wednesday, August 3, 2016

WCW- Chocolate Chunk Scones

Everyone loves a good scone recipe, and chocolate is always popular! These Chocolate Chunk scones are very decedent and deliver a mouthful of chocolate in each bite.

The ingedients should already be in your baking cupboard- unless you are like me and use cooking chocolate as a late night snack!

It doesn't take long to mix the dry ingredients together, then add the butter and form a dough with the other ingredients.

I take the lazy way with scones and cook them as a whole round, then slice into wedges when cool.

Mmmm, look at all of this chocolate!

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Chocolate Chunk Scones
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup full fat milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 200g dark chocolate block
  • 4 tablespoons full fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons castor sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and prepare a large baking tray. Whisk together the sugar, flour, salt and baking powder. Add the cubed butter and work into the flour mixture until crumbly.Transfer the dough to a floured surface and shape it into an 8 inch circle. Place on the baking tray and brush the top with milk, then sprinkle the castor sugar over the top.Cook for 20 minutes, then cut into 12 wedges and serve.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 12 scones

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