Chocolate Chip Scones

READY IN: 27mins
YIELD: 12 scones




  • Heat oven to 425.
  • Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl,combine the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and 2 tablespoons of the sugar.
  • With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Mix in the chocolate chips with a fork.
  • In a cup, beat together the buttermilk and egg, then add them to the flour mixture.
  • Mix lightly with a fork until the mixture clings together and forms a ball of soft dough.
  • Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • and knead gently, turning 5 or 6 times.
  • With a floured rolling pin, roll the dough into a 1/2-inch thick circle.
  • Slice into 12 triangular pieces.
  • Lightly brush the tops of the scones with milk and sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  • Bake the scones 10 to 12 minutes or until they are golden brown.