For a vegan version: Replace the butter with vegan butter or coconut oil
Replace the milk with almond milk and do not put the eggs.
Vegan alternative at the bottom of the recipe!
Makes 12 scones.
2 cups Flour
1 C. baking powder
1 pinch Salt
1/4 cup cold butter
1/3 cup 70% dark chocolate chips
1 cup Fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
1/3 cup Sugar
1/3 cup milk
Zest 1 orange
Zest 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Juice of 1/2 orange
Preheat the oven to 375 F.
Place parchment paper on a baking sheet.
In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients; flour, baking powder, salt
then add the cold butter and break up the butter with your fingers in order to
stir in and form a lumpy mixture.
Add the dark chocolate chips and the cranberries sliced in half.
In a bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar, add the milk, the zest of
lemon and orange then the juices. Stir.
Combine the 2 mixtures, alternating the dry ingredients and
wet ingredients, being careful not to over mix.
Once the mixture is homogeneous, form a large disc of ½ dough.
inch thick on parchment paper. Using a knife to make
12 points in the disc. Brush with a little milk if desired.
Bake in the center of the oven for 30 minutes.
Take out of the oven and cut off the tips.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.