Orange & Bittersweet Chocolate Scones
(makes 8 scones)
Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine
- 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
- zest of 1 orange
Into this, Sift together
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2-1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 6 Tbsp butter, cold (each tbsp cut into quarters)
In a smaller bowl, combine and beat lightly with a fork
- 1 egg yolk
- 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp buttermilk
- 1/2 cup ghirardelli bittersweet chocolate morsels, chopped
Shape into 1" thick round and pat flat
Use large knife and cut into triangle wedges like cutting a cake or pie.
Place each wedge separately on prepared baking sheet, and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until scones are set to the touch and tops are lightly golden.