Raspberry & White Chocolate Scones

Raspberry & White Chocolate Scones

 

Raspberry & White Chocolate Scones

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 8
Author: David, A Bachelor & His Grill

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream + Additional for Brushing
  • 3/4 Cup Fresh Raspberries
  • 1/2 Cup White Chocolate Chunks
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar + Additional for Sprinkling
  • 1 Egg
  • 5 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter Cold / Diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Shortening
  • 4 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Lemon Zest
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  • LEMON GLAZE INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 Cups Confectioners' Sugar Sifted
  • 1/2 Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter Room Temperature

Instructions

  • Pre-Heat Oven to 375F.
  • In Large Bowl, thoroughly combine Flour, Sugar, Baking Powder, & Salt.
  • Cut in Butter & Shortening.
  • In separate Bowl whisk together Cream & Egg.
  • Fold Cream Mixture into Flour Mixture until Batter just formed (do NOT over-work).
  • Add Raspberries, Chocolate, & Lemon Zest.
  • Lightly Flour hands, rolling pin & work surface.
  • Knead Dough into a Ball over Floured surface.
  • With Rolling Pin lightly Floured, roll Dough to 3/4-1" thick.
  • Cut Dough into desired Shape.
  • Place cut Scone Dough over lined Cookie Sheet, brush with Cream, dust with Sugar, & Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until tops brown in color & Scone cooked through.
  • Pull from Oven & allow Scones to cool for 10 minutes before Glazing.
  • Meanwhile, briskly whisk together Confectioners' Sugar, Lemon Juice & Butter.
  • Drizzle over cooled Scones & Serve as soon as Lemon Glaze firms.