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Chocolate Hazelnut and Raw Honey Scones

Dark Chocolate, Hazelnut & Honey Scones

A slight twist on the classic scone. Roasted hazelnuts and dark chocolate are the perfect combination to give a nutty crunch and rich flavour. Add some clotted cream and an extra drizzle of honey for a delicious Easter treat.

 

Chocolate Hazelnut and Raw Honey Scones

Dark Chocolate, Hazelnut & Honey Scones

Serves: 8
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Ingredients for the Scones:
  • 300g self raising flour
  • 50g chilled butter
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 egg
  • 100ml milk
  • 1 tbsp Honeydew honey
  • 100g dark chocolate chips
  • 12 whole hazelnuts
  • a little extra milk for brushing

PRODUCTS USED IN THIS RECIPE

Chocolate Hazelnut and Raw Honey SconesMethod:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C fan and line a large baking tray

Place the hazelnuts on a baking tray and roast for 5 minutes whilst making the scone dough

In a food processor, whizz together the flour, butter, mixed spice and caster sugar

Add the egg and milk, then the honey and continue to pulse

Crush the roasted hazelnuts whilst the dough is forming

Once fully combined and a dough texture is starting to form turn out the scone mix into a bowl and add the roasted hazelnuts and dark chocolate chips

Mix using a wooden spoon or your hands until the chocolate and nuts are evenly distributed

Sprinkle a little flour over your work surface to prevent sticking and turn out the dough, gently shaping into a ball

Place the ball onto the lined baking tray and press down creating a wide circle shape

Cut the dough into 8 equal triangles and brush the tops with a little milk

Place in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through

Once fully baked remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly

These scones are best when eaten on the same day, slightly warmed.

Chocolate Hazelnut and Raw Honey Scones

About the recipe creator

Ella is based in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside and she specialises in capturing food and gardens in all their glory!

Her Nana always invited her to help her in the kitchen and she was an outstanding baker, creating the most delicious cakes and puddings. Ella’s love of food began in her childhood – standing on a chair at the kitchen table, helping create dishes that gave her a huge sense of wonder.

She loves to bake with her children and creates beautiful imagery in the hope it brings joy to others.

If you’d like to know more about Ella visit Ella’s website.