Chocolate Chunk Scones


Posted: April 22

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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A little chocolate with your coffee? Yes, please! Chocolate Chunk Scones are delectable confections that are easier to make than you think! With a few simple steps, you can have melt-in-your-mouth chocolate scones in just 30 minutes. These Chocolate Chunk Scones are the perfect touch of sweetness to add to your brunch table!


Ingredients

• 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, optionally plus more for sprinkling • 2 teaspoons baking powder • sea salt, to taste • 1 cup chocolate chunks or chips • 1 cup heavy cream • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Prepare a cookie sheet by lining it with parchment paper.

Step 3

Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.

Step 4

Stir in the chocolate chips.

Step 5

Add the cream and stir just until a dough starts to form.

Step 6

Knead the dough briefly with floured hands until just combined.

Step 7

Shape the dough into a flat disk with your hands.

Step 8

Cut the dough into 8 wedges and place the wedges on the cookie sheet.

Step 9

Lightly brush the tops of the wedges with the melted butter and sprinkle with more sugar.

Step 10

Bake until the scones are a deep golden color, about 18-20 minutes.

Step 11

Place the scones on a cooling rack for about 10 minutes prior to serving.

Step 12

Serve once cooled.


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