Chocolate Scones

Lucy Clark


This is a quick recipe with very little sugar and very tasty!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 19 2" circles
15 Min
18 Min


  • 2 c
    unbleached white flour
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    dark, unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 6 Tbsp
    cold, unsalted butter, cut into chunks
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c

How to Make Chocolate Scones


  1. Heat oven to 375 and place rack in center. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk four, sugar, cocoa, bp, & salt in large bowl til combines.
  3. Add butter, cut in til butter is pea size and coarse.
  4. Whisk together egg and cream in separate bowl. Pour into dry ingredients and stir til the dough just comes together.
  5. Gently & briefly knead dough. Add nuts and knead gently to incorporate.
  6. Gently flatten into a disc. Cut dough into 6-8 wedges or cut into small circles and place on prepared sheet.
  7. Bake 18-20 minutes rotating halfway through. Do NOT overbake.
  8. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
  9. Sprinkle powdered sugar over top.

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About Chocolate Scones

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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