Friday, April 26, 2013

Butterscotch Coconut Scones

Butterscotch Coconut Scones

Scones are perfect snack with a cup of coffee.I have already posted a citrus flavored scones. This here is sweet and flavorful with coconut and butterscotch chips.Baking scones is easy to make,there is not much kneading needed . It is buttery and tender in the inside and crispy in the outside. They are best eaten warm on the day it is made. 


All purpose flour- 2 1/2 cups
Sugar- 1/3 cup
salt- a pinch
Baking powder- 2 tsp
Butter- 1/2 stick
Milk- 1/4  cup
Heavy cream - 1/3 cup
Egg -1
Butter scotch chips- 1/2 cup
Vanilla essence- 1/2 tsp
Shredded coconut- 1/3 cup
Nutmeg- a pinch

 Grease baking sheet and set aside. Pre heat oven to 350 degree F.
In a mixing bowl mix flour,baking powder, sugar,  nutmeg.With a pasty blender cut in the chilled butter and mix until the mixture resembles course crumble. Stir in coconut and butter scotch chips.
In a bowl beat eggs till it is light and  fluffy. Mix in milk,cream and vanilla essence. Make a well in the center of the flour butter mixture and add the wet ingredients. Mix until all is combined, knead gently until it comes together as a ball. Pat into a floured board into a 9 inch circle and cut into 8 wedges. Brush the top with milk and sprinkle a pinch of sugar on each wedge. Layer on baking sheet and bake for 12- 15 minutes till it is slightly golden brown. Serve warm with a cup of tea.

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Hope you will all enjoy!

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