Chocolate Chip Scones

This chocolate chip scone recipe is amazingly moist, tender and full of deliciousness! I mean who doesn’t love a warm, soft breakfast scone to accompany their morning coffee? 

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For Father’s Day I surprised my hubby with homemade chocolate chip scones for breakfast. There is a little coffee shop near our home that sells these and he is a sucker for them – so I wanted to recreate this delicious breakfast scone at home…and since it has chocolate in it, the kids loved it too!

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These scones were so moist and soft because of the secret ingredientsour cream!! I have made several scones in the past and they are always very dry and almost crispy/flakey – which I don’t like.

We all devoured these like it was our job! In fact, I ended up making 2 batches because they were so good!

Chocolate Chip Scones
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Author: Stephanie – Gathered In The Kitchen
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Serves: 8-12
  • 3/4c chocolate chip morsels
  • 2c all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 beaten egg yolk
  • 12oz dairy sour cream
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt & baking soda
  3. Add chocolate chips
  4. In a small mixing bowl combine egg yolk and sour cream
  5. Mix sour cream mixture into flour mixture until it forms a ball
  6. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and form into a 2″ thick round circle, cut into equal wedges
  7. Arrange wedges 1″ apart on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until slightly browned on top
  8. Enjoy!

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