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Flakey Chocolate Coffee Scones

Flakey Chocolate Coffee Scones

Enjoy a sweet breakfast treat with these Flakey Chocolate Coffee Scones made with illy coffee! Start of your mornings the right way!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 234 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 3/4 Cups Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Cold Butter
  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Coffee
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Half and Half
  • 1/2 Cup Milk for topping
  • 1/2 Cup Sparkling Sugar for topping

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a large bowl.
  • Using a cheese grater, grate the cold butter into the flour mixture. Toss into the flour mixture until combined.
  • Stir in chocolate chips, eggs, coffee and vanilla extract.
  • Mix in half and half. The amount needed will vary, feel free to add more if the dough is too dry.
  • Empty dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead slightly to incorporate and drier bits. Form dough into a circle, then press out until it is about an inch thick.
  • Slice dough into triangles, then move the triangles onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  • Let dough rest in the fridge for 20-30 minutes.
  • Brush dough with milk and sparkling sugar right before baking. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are golden. Enjoy!