Double Chocolate-Orange Scones

Sweetened with mini chocolate chips and orange marmalade, then drizzled with chocolate when cooled, these easy breakfast scones are a special treat any time of the day!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Scones

2
cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/3
cup baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup cold butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup sweet orange marmalade
1
teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1
cup mini chips semi-sweet chocolate
1
tablespoon raw sugar (turbinado sugar), if desired
2
oz semi-sweet baking chocolate or 1/3 cup mini chips semi-sweet chocolate

Orange Butter

1/2
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons sweet orange marmalade
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/3 cup cold butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  • 2 In small bowl, gently stir cream, 1/4 cup marmalade and vanilla until mixed. Make a well in center of crumb mixture; add cream mixture to well. Stir with fork until crumb mixture is moistened and dough is sticky. Gently stir in 1 cup mini chocolate chips. Form dough into a ball.
  • 3 On well floured surface, roll or pat dough into 9-inch round, 3/4 inch thick. Using knife dipped in flour, cut round into 12 wedges. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with raw sugar. Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chocolate uncovered on High 30 seconds until softened; stir until smooth. Drizzle diagonally over scones.
  • 5 In small bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter and powdered sugar with fork until light and fluffy. Stir in 2 tablespoons marmalade. Serve with scones.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    280mg
    280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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