Easy Chocolate Chip Scones

We are big fans of scones here.  They are an absolute favourite with a cup of tea.  They really are very easy to make at home.  Instead of the usual sultanas this recipe uses chocolate chips to add a little treat to your scones.

Ingredients

  • 400g Self raising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 100g butter
  • 50g Caster sugar
  • 200ml milk
  • 50g chocolate chip

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 220 degrees
  • Mix the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a large mixing bowl
  • Cut the butter in to cubes and mix in to the flour mix
  • When it resembles breadcrumbs add the chocolate chips and stir
  • Slowly add the milk and mix until you have a dough.  You may not need all of the milk.
  • Grease & flour an 8″ loose bottom baking tin
  • Press the scone mixture in to the tin
  • Brush over the top with a little milk and cook for 10 to 12 minutes until risen and golden brown on the top
  • They taste lovely whilst still warm.

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38 Comments

  1. 11th February 2016 / 9:10 AM

    Oh I love how simple this is. I am gonna give this a go. Hopefully this weekend, I already have the ingredients in the cupboard, thanks for sharing! 🙂 xx

  2. Renna
    11th February 2016 / 9:54 AM

    That’s clever, I’ve never thought about doing a huge scone and just cutting it afterwards. I might get the kids to do this next week.

  3. 11th February 2016 / 10:13 AM

    These look so yummy! I love scones but I bet they are even better with chocolate in them.

  4. 11th February 2016 / 10:42 AM

    Hands down chocolate chip scones are pretty much my favourite things to eat so I’ve bookmarked this recipe for when I finish my two week detox diet so I can make these. Great thing is I think I can easily make them vegan friendly too! Yay x

  5. 11th February 2016 / 10:50 AM

    I love a good scone although I’ve never had a choc chip one

  6. 11th February 2016 / 11:08 AM

    oh wow I dislike fruit scones and fed up of cheese I often just make plain ones but certainly going to try these

  7. 11th February 2016 / 2:04 PM

    I love scones but have never made chocolate chips ones before. sound yummy

  8. 11th February 2016 / 2:13 PM

    Homemade scones are the best! My Mum used to make them all the time. You can’t beat them when they’re still warm 🙂

  9. 11th February 2016 / 2:40 PM

    Yum, we love scones, and the MIL always makes them for them and us to have with clotted cream they bring back from holiday. Like the idea of chocolate chips, although not sure non-plain would go down well with the OH

  10. 11th February 2016 / 3:17 PM

    That looks like an easy recipe! I’ll try :). I’ve never seen anyone called the sugar I normally used ‘caster’. That’s awesome and I learn new things daily, lol. Thx!

  11. 11th February 2016 / 5:41 PM

    Brilliant, this actually looks like something I could make! Will give them a try they look so yummy.

  12. 11th February 2016 / 8:40 PM

    I used to make scones on a Sunday morning. Not sure why I stopped! I think I’ll be using this soon. Thanks!

  13. 11th February 2016 / 9:03 PM

    Hmmm this looks delish and yummy and everything I need to stay away from if I hope to loose my mum belly. Love the simple and easy recipe

  14. 11th February 2016 / 9:11 PM

    My idea of heaven! I love scones but not keen on sultanas!! The chocolate chips are a brilliant idea, thank you! Kaz x

  15. 11th February 2016 / 9:54 PM

    Mmm these look and sound absolutely delicious! May have to make these for a treat!

  16. 11th February 2016 / 11:28 PM

    These look delicious I would love to try them as I love scones!

  17. 11th February 2016 / 11:28 PM

    ooo I love the look of these! choc chips are so diverse too! i’ve never seen them in scones before! (p.s. I run a food linky called #YumTum if you are interested these would be perfect ) x

  18. 12th February 2016 / 2:30 AM

    this looks tasty. Thanks for sharing! I’m going to add this recipe to my recipe book. Sylvia will love making it with me. Angela

  19. 12th February 2016 / 7:40 AM

    Mmmm, they sound lovely. I can just imagine eating them warm. I like the idea of replacing the currants with chocolate chips. Trouble with that is then my hubby will eat them. He won’t touch regular dcones because he hates currants and raisins. Might try saying the chios are currants.

  20. 12th February 2016 / 7:50 AM

    I have not made scones before. Will have to give it a try

  21. 12th February 2016 / 10:40 AM

    These look so yummy that I have already printed off the recipe for me and a friend! Thank you x

  22. 12th February 2016 / 11:05 AM

    They look so tasty. We love to bake here so will definitely give those a try

  23. 12th February 2016 / 12:13 PM

    They look lovely, I will be baking today too! Got baby shower cupcakes to make

  24. 12th February 2016 / 12:21 PM

    I love how simple this is. I love scones and with chocolate you have won me over! Will be trying for sure. #LittleAppetites

  25. 12th February 2016 / 2:34 PM

    OK I need to try these, I am a huge scone lover adding in chocolate chips, delicious! x

  26. 12th February 2016 / 6:27 PM

    Oh now as someone who loves scones and chocolate, this is heaven x

  27. 12th February 2016 / 9:00 PM

    Oh yum they look so so nice and easy to do! I do love a good scone and obviously the use of chocolate here would be a no brainer! lol YUM

  28. 12th February 2016 / 11:12 PM

    Thankyou for linking up with #LittleAppetites. Great to have you on board! Come back next week for more baking/cooking fun. P.s those scones look to die for! I’d eat the whole thing! 🙂

  29. 12th February 2016 / 11:51 PM

    Scones are one thing we love but not yet made! Think we’ll give this a go! #littleappetites

  30. 13th February 2016 / 2:36 AM

    These look absolutely delicious, I do love a good scone! Will definitely be trying to recreate these. Thanks for linking up!

  31. 13th February 2016 / 1:01 PM

    Lovely working on a scone post myself!

  32. 13th February 2016 / 8:51 PM

    CHOCOLATE CHIPS in scones?! Erm… yes please! Add some clotted cream and jam (or maybe even Nutella?!) and these sound like heaven. Will definitely be giving this a go – will let you know how I get on! LPMx

  33. 13th February 2016 / 9:04 PM

    Chocolate chip scones.. gosh why didn’t I hear about this sooner lol. Such a great and delicious looking idea. Thanks for sharing hun xx

  34. 17th February 2016 / 11:15 PM

    Adding chocolate to a scone is GENIUS. I’ll be making these.

  35. 7th May 2016 / 10:09 PM

    Now this sounds like absolute heaven to me, what a great idea!

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