valentine breakfast scones
Valentine Breakfast Scones
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
A zesty, chocolate chip Valentine breakfast scone recipe. Perfect enjoyed with salted butter and good marmalade.
Course: Breakfast, Snack, Valentine
Cuisine: British
Keyword: valentine breakfast scones
Servings: 10
Author: Laura Scott
Ingredients
  • 225 g self raising flour sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 60 g butter cut into cubes
  • 25 g caster sugar
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 100 ml full fat milk
  • 2 satsumas zest only
  • 50 g dark chocolate chopped into small pieces
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Place the flour, baking powder and sugar into a bowl.
  3. Add the butter and rub into the flour mixture using your hands, until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Add in the zest and chopped chocolate.
  5. Whisk the egg in a measuring jug and add in the milk.
  6. Pour this into the dry mix and stir it well.
  7. Turn out the dough onto a floured work surface and knead lightly.
  8. Shape and pat the dough into a circle (2cm thick) using hands not rolling pin as this keeps the air in the mixture
  9. Cut out scones and re-roll the dough to use up all the mixture.
  10. Brush the scones with milk.
  11. Place the scones on a baking tray lined with baking parchment.
  12. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until golden brown.
Recipe Notes

These scones freeze well and if serving the next day, warm in the oven for 5 minutes before serving.