Chocolate Chip Scones with Nutella Glaze

Kathy Williams

By
@KMW2013

Scones are the best. Here is one of many versions I like.


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Rating:

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
fine salt
2 Tbsp
sugar
5 Tbsp
butter, unsalted cold cut into chunks
1 c
heavy cream, cold plus more for brushing the scones
1-1 1/2 c
chocolate chips

FOR GLAZE

1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
nutella or hazellnut spread
1/4+ c
milk or cream
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 400 f
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
Using a pastry blender, cut in cold butter with four. The mixture should look like coarse crumbs.
2
Make a well in the flour and pour in heavy cream. Fold everything together just to incorporate. Do not over work the dough.
3
Fold in chocolate chips.
Turn out onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Shape into a 8 inch circle about 1/4 inch thick.
4
Cut dough into 8 wedges. Separate wedges about two inches apart. Brush scones with cream.
Bake in oven for 15-18 minutes or until light golden. Do not over bake.
Let scones cool for at least 20 minutes before applying glaze.
5
FOR GLAZE
Sift confectioners sugar in a microwave bowl. Sir in cream and mix well. Add Nutella and stir until all is combined, adding more cream if too thick. Stir in vanilla and add the butter.
6
Microwave on high for 30 seconds. Whisk to smooth out lumps. Heat additional 10 seconds if butter not melted. Drizzle glaze over scones. Let set for 5 mins.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: English
Hashtag: #scones