Chocolate Almond Scones

Chocolate Almond Scones

3 1/2 C. all-purpose flour

5 t. baking powder

2 T. sugar

1 t. salt

4 oz. cold butter

4 eggs, beaten

3/4 C. cream

2 t. almond extract

1 C. chocolate chips

1/2 C. sliced almonds, toasted

Preheat oven to 425° F .

Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in batter until it resembles course meal. Add 3 eggs, almond extract and cream. Stir until soft dough forms, mix in chocolate chips and almonds.

Pat out until 3/4-inch thick. Cut into diamond shape, brush with reserved egg. Place on baking pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake for 10 minutes until lightly browned. Serve warm.

Yield: 1 dozen


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