Chocolate Chip Scones with Nutella Glaze
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2 call purpose flour
1 Tbspbaking powder
1/2 tspfine salt
5 Tbspbutter, unsalted cold cut into chunks
1 cheavy cream, cold plus more for brushing the scones
1-1 1/2 cchocolate chips
1 1/2 cconfectioners' sugar
2 Tbspnutella or hazellnut spread
1/4+ cmilk or cream
1/2 tsppure vanilla extract
How to Make Chocolate Chip Scones with Nutella Glaze
- 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.
- Make a well in the flour and pour in heavy cream. Fold everything together just to incorporate. Do not over work the dough.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.