Sunday, December 07, 2008

Sunday Moments + Marbled Scones

This is an actual photo of the scones I made the other day -- one of our family favorites.. so yummy all warm with butter melting on top. Enjoy your Sunday... & making some special moments for those around you....

Marble Scones
4c. flour
1/3c. sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. baking soda
2/3 cup. Butter
1-1/3 cup buttermilk
2 tsp. vanilla
¼ cup chocolate chips, melted

**Heat oven to 425. Grease baking sheet. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt & baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles course crumbs. Remove 1-1/4cup flour mixture to med-size bowl. In small bowl, combine buttermilk & vanilla.
In cup, combine 1/4cup buttermilk mixture and the chocolate. Add remaining buttermilk mix to remaining flour mix in large bowl & mix lightly with fork until it clings tog. & forms a soft dough. Add choc. mix to the reserved 1-1/4c. flour mixture in med-size bowl & stir with fork until it forms a soft dough. Turn both doughs out onto lightly floured surface’ divide choc. dough into 6 pieces. Dot 3 pieces over plain dough. Fold over and dot with remaining 3 pieces. Knead to marbleize. Divide dough in half. Roll one half of dough into a 7” round. Cut into eights. Repeat with other half. Place scones 1” apart on greased baking sheet. Pierce tops with tines of fork.
Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Merry Christmas,

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