Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones


Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones
8 servings

3 1/2 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
5 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup milk
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1 cup milk chocolate chips
extra sugar

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.  Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Combine eggs, milk and extract.  Combine with flour mixture until just blended.  Gently stir in chocolate chips.  Knead dough several times and then shape into a flattened circle.  Separate dough in to 8 wedges.  Sprinkle with extra sugar.  Bake at 450 for 20 minutes or until golden brown.  Enjoy!

1 comment:

Adorning Grace said...

I do so love your recipes!!! Not good for my diet but oh-so-good! Thank you for sharing them!