Good morning, I hope everyone is doing better then I am! I am currently holed up on my couch. I managed to get a late afternoon appointment with my family doctor yesterday who confirmed my suspicion that I do in fact have bronchitis! Yuck! Definitely not how I planned on spending my weekend.
Anyways enough about me! On to the good stuff! Here is the recipe for the Blueberry white chocolate scones I mentioned in my last post. These are amazing and actually very pretty. Not very sweet but again the white chocolate helps in that area. I think they are fabulous with a little lemon curd.
3 cups flour
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup cold butter cut into chunks
1 cup of buttermilk
Juice from 1/2 a lemon
Zest from a lemon
1 cup of blueberries fresh or frozen
1 cup white chocolate chips or chunks
I did this in a food processor but feel free to do it by hand, or with a pastry cutter.
Place sugar, butter, flour, salt, baking soda in the bowl of the food processor and pulse until mixture resembles crumbs. Dump into large mixing bowl. Add blueberries, chocolate and lemon zest and gently toss the berries to coat in flour mixture.
In a smaller bowl mix together the milk, egg, lemon juice. Once mixed add to dry ingredients.
Stir with a wooden spoon or spatula until mixture comes together nicely.
Turn out in lightly floured surface and kneed until dough forms. Do not overwork the dough. Form dough into round mound and then flatten out in a circle to about 3/4 to 1 inch thick.
Cut into triangle wedges and place on parchment lined baking
Brush with buttermilk and sprinkle with sugar (I used vanilla sugar) if desired. Bake at 400 degrees for about 18-20 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.
I hope you enjoy these scones, my friends and family definitely did.