Glazed Chocolate Chip Scones

chocolate chip scones

Glazed Chocolate Chip Scones             Serves 8

1.5 C all purpose flour

1/4 C sugar

3 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 C butter

1/2 C chocolate chips

1/2 C buttermilk

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

1 C powdered sugar

2-3 T orange juice

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix together flour, 1/4 C sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.  Cut in the butter with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. In a small bowl, mix buttermilk, egg and vanilla.   Add to dry ingredients all at once, stirring until mixture is moist.
  5. On a floured board, knead gently a few times, but not too much.
  6. Form into a 8″ round patty on an ungreased cookie sheet, cut into 8 wedges with a knife.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes.
  8. Whisk together powdered sugar, and orange juice into a glaze; drizzle over warm scones.
  9. Separate scones and serve warm.
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