Dessert Recipes

Double Chocolate Scones

Double Chocolate SconesChocolate lovers will adore these moist, decadent scones that won me a blue ribbon in…

Double Chocolate Scones

Double Chocolate Scones

Ingredients

1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1/3 cup sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed 2 large eggs 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°.

In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients.

Cut in cream cheese and butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

In another bowl, whisk one egg, cream and vanilla; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.

Stir in chocolate chips.

Turn onto a floured surface; knead gently 10 times.

Pat dough into a 6-in.

circle.

Cut into eight wedges.

Place wedges on a greased baking sheet.

In a small bowl, whisk remaining egg; brush over scones.

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Bake 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts 1 scone:

  • 412 calories, 25g fat (15g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 334mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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