Scrumptious Chocolate Orange Scones

Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

This is probably the best scone recipe that I got from a friend. It's different than your typical scone but such a great treat.


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Serves:

12 scones

Prep:

55 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
cold butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
orange marmalade
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
semi sweet chocolate chips
melted chocolate for drizzling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/3 cup cold butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
2
In small bowl, gently stir cream, 1/4 cup marmalade and vanilla until mixed. Make a well in center of crumb mixture; add cream mixture to well. Stir with fork until crumb mixture is moistened and dough is sticky. Gently stir in 1 cup mini chocolate chips. Form dough into a ball.
3
On well floured surface, roll or pat dough into 9-inch round, 3/4 inch thick. Using knife dipped in flour, cut round into 12 wedges. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with raw sugar. Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool 30 minutes.
4
Drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve with Sweet Cream butter (optional).

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