2 Ingredients Scones

2 Ingredients Scones

Posted 2014-12-05 by Kate Matefollow
This recipe can be made with just 2 ingredients, but with the addition of my home made chocolate, it can also be 5 ingredients. Read on and I'll tell you how to make both.

Plain or Chocolate Swirl which do you prefer

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 10-12

For the Scones
3 cups of self raising flour
2 cups plus 2 tablespoons of thickened cream
For the Chocolate
2 tablespoons of raw cacao powder or cocoa powder
3 teaspoons of coconut oil
2 teaspoons of maple syrup

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  • In a large bowl sift the flour.
  • Add in cream and quickly mix with a butter knife until a sticky dough forms.

  • Dough should look like this

  • Take half of the mixture and place it on a sheet of baking paper.

  • Press the dough together like this

  • Place a second piece of baking paper on top and a third piece of paper on a baking tray.
  • Gently roll out the dough. Dough should be about 1 and 1/2 cm high.
  • Cut the dough into shapes with a round cookie cutter and place on the baking tray.

  • Cut out shapes with a round cookie cutter like this

  • Press remaining dough back together and roll again to make more rounds.
  • For all plain continue with second half of the dough.
  • To make half chocolate swirl scones mix cacao powder in a small bowl with the maple syrup and coconut oil.
  • Take spoonfuls of the chocolate and add to some of the remaining mixture. Roll out as before and cut into rounds.
  • For fun you can also use different shaped cookie cutters.

  • Star shaped cookie cutters are fun to use

  • Bake scones for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and place on a rack to cool.

  • Best serve with whipped cream and Jam.

  • Scone with jam and cream

  • Scones are at their best when served the day they were made. You can freeze some for another day if you like.

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