chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

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can we all just agree that if it is heart shaped and pink it just tastes better

like these chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

the heart shape just makes them better

valentines day scones for your sweetheart | chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

or maybe it’s the glaze

either way, your valentine will thank you for making them

and how can you blame them, it’s always a good day when you can start it with chocolate and this coming from a non-chocolate lover

 

sweetheart chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

 

because really, Valentine’s Day is nothing without the chocolate, so get an early start on the chocoalte eating with chocolate scones for breakfast

and the glaze

it’s sweet, and strawberry, and pink

I love pink even more than I love red

my house would be full of pink if boys didn’t live in it too

but they do, so I get my pink fix in lipstick

and glaze

 

chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

 

chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cold, cut in Tbsp size pieces
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • For the glaze -
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp strawberry puree (puree berries in blender or food processor)

Instructions

  • blend together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder,baking soda, and salt
  • using a pastry cutter, a fork, or by hand, cut in the butter
  • whisk together the vanilla, egg, and milk
  • add the wet ingredients to the dry, and blend
  • "flour" your surface with cocoa powder, and roll out dough (about 1/2 inch thickness)
  • cut into hearts
  • place on a slipat or parchment lined baking sheet
  • bake at 375 F for 18 minutes
  • cool on racks
  • while the scones are cooling, combine the confectioners sugar with the strawberry puree to make the glaze
  • allow scones to cool before drizzling with glaze

Notes

scone recipe adapted from King Arthur Flour

https://www.wellfloured.com/chocolate-scones-strawberry-glaze/

you can make the chocolate scones in the traditional scone shape (roll dough into a circle, and cut in wedges)

but what fun would that be

like I said, hearts make them taste better

 

chocolate scones with strawberry glaze

Enjoy!

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