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Easy and Crispy Chocolate Chip Scones

Easy and Crispy Chocolate Chip Scones

Here's an easy recipe to make scones in 30 minutes.
They're so crusty when freshly baked. It gets rave reviews!

Ingredients: 8 scones

☆Strong bread flour
50 g
☆Cake flour
150 g
☆Baking powder
2 teaspoons
☆Salt
1/4 teaspoons
☆Granulated sugar
2 tablespoons
Butter (cold)
50 g
Chocolate chips (or a chocolate bar)
50 g
★Milk
50 g
★Yogurt
50 g

Steps

1. Add all the ☆ ingredients into a large bowl. Combine all the ★ ingredients. Do not bring the butter to room temperature; chill until right before use. Preheat the oven to 200C/392F.
2. Mix all the ☆ dry ingredients with your hands. Break up any lumps.
3. Add the chunk of butter. Cut in the butter with a bench scraper or knife until it forms lumps approximately the size of rice grains.
4. Add chocolate chips and mix. Also add the ★ ingredients gradually. Cut in with a bench scraper.
5. Mix everything together into one large lump, and put into a plastic bag. Press lightly to spread, then fold in half. Repeat about 6 times.
6. Spread out into a flattened ball about 1-2 cm width. Cut into eighths. Align on a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
7. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until brown on top , and they're done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to come up with an easy recipe for scones that didn't require sifting the flour or resting the dough, so that I could eat them whenever I'm craving them.