Bake-a-thon 2015: Day 4
Bake of the Day: Mini Chocolate Scones
Mini vanilla scones are sold at Starbucks for about a $1, but they are quite easy to make at home for fraction of the cost. Except for using some wholewheat pastry flour I followed the recipe to the T and these mini scones are really very addictive — flaky and delicious.
Recipe requires the unbaked scones to be frozen for 30 minutes. This short freeze solidifies the butter, allowing scones to rise higher as they bake because it takes longer for the butter to melt, so scones are able to rise and set before the chunks of butter in the dough melt and collapse.
The vanilla glaze on top of these scones just add to their beauty, but you can totally skip that extra step and enjoy the scones as is.
Recipe is from King Arthur Flour: