Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Scone Recipe
The hazelnut chocolate chip scone recipe is just a great combination of nuts and chocolate!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts
Pastry blender (optional)
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Step 2: Lightly grease a 9-inch diameter circle in center of cookie sheet; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, whisk together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Step 4: With a pastry blender or knife cut in chilled butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Step 5: In a small bowl, stir together the buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract.
Step 6: Pour buttermilk mixture into flour mixture and stir to combine.
Step 7: Stir in hazelnuts and chocolate chips. The dough will be sticky.
Step 8: Spread the dough into an 8-inch diameter circle in center of prepared cookie sheet.
Step 9: With a serrated knife cut circle into 8 wedges.
Step 10: Bake 17-19 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Do not overbake. Re-cut wedges with knife. Let scones stand for 3 minutes before transferring to cooling surface.
Makes 8 scones.
Note: To toast hazelnuts, place hazelnuts in a single layer in a baking pan or pie tin. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 12 minutes. Wrap nuts in clean kitchen towel. Cool for 20 minutes and then rub off skins.
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