Chocolate chip scones

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Chocolate chip scones
These chocolate chip scones are the perfect occasional treat to pop in lunchboxes.

225g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting

½ tsp salt

55g cold butter, chopped

30g caster sugar

150ml milk

50g chocolate chips

1 free-range egg, beaten

Preheat the oven to 200°C/425°F/Gas 7. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Add the flour, salt, butter and sugar into a food processor and blitz until the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs. If you don't have a food blender you can using a wooden spoon and just mix really well.

Pour in the milk, add the chocolate and mix until the mixture is fully combined and a dough is formed.

Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured work surface, knead until about 1 inch in thickness.

Stamp out rounds using a cutter and place on the baking tray.

Glaze the scones with a little beaten egg and place in the oven to bake for 12-15 minutes until the scones are well risen and golden brown in colour.

Set aside to cool.

Serves
6

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour, Chocolate, Eggs

Recipe Type
Easy, Kids Food, Lunch Box, Snacks, Cake Stall

Special Info
Vegetarian, Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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