Wednesday, July 22, 2009

White Chocolate and Lime Scones


It's been way too long since I have posted about scones. I think I may lose my "Scone Queen" title because of this. ;)

I came up with this scone recipe over the weekend because I had WAY too many limes that needed to be used and Anya had been asking to make Daddy something with white chocolate since that is his favorite. So... White Chocolate and Lime Scones were born.

Let me tell you, these were awesome! And I'm not just tooting my own horn. I really enjoyed these a lot. There is a subtle coconut flavor from the coconut extract, but if you aren't a coconut fan, you could substitute vanilla extract.

Enjoy!

White Chocolate and Lime Scones

1/3 cup granulated sugar

2 tsp lime zest

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup butter, chilled

1/2 cup milk

1 large egg

1 teaspoons coconut extract

1/2 - 1 cup white chocolate chunks or chips


Rub lime zest and sugar together. Mix in flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly.

In seperate bowl, mix together milk, egg, and coconut extract. Add to flour mixture and combine. Stir in white chocolate.

Pat dough into circle and cut into 8 triangles. Alternately, you could drop the scones directly onto baking sheet.

Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes.

9 comments:

margot said...

That sounds like a fabulous combination! That is so sweet that Anya wanted to make her dad a special treat.

Coleen's Recipes said...

What a unique combination!

Christy said...

What an ingenious combination, it sounds delicious!

Ingrid said...

Toot, away! You go girl those look yummy and have just reminded me I still have that scone batter buried in the freeze. :( I stink!
~ingrid

Finsmom said...

Scones are my weakness! These sound amazing!
Love the new look!

Flourchild said...

Im sure they tasted wonderful. Coconut and lime are great together!
I will have to try this recipe!

SUGAR B said...

Look at you! So fancy with the scones!

Love these!

pinkstripes said...

I've been wanting to make these. They look great!

teresa said...

I'm in love with these! I can't wait to try them!

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