Cinnamon Chip Scones
 
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Warm, sweet and spicy, these cinnamon chip scones are flakey, full of cinnamon flavor and sweetened with a delicious cinnamon glaze. Soon to be your favorite breakfast treat!
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 large scones
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 stick butter, very cold, grated
  • 1 cup cinnamon chips
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees (F).
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Whisk together.
  3. Using a box grater, coarsely grate a stick of very cold butter.
  4. Add grated butter to flour mixture and use a fork or pastry cutter to combine until a coarse mixture is formed.
  5. Stir in cinnamon chips.
  6. Mix egg yolk, buttermilk, and vanilla in a measuring cup. (save egg white)
  7. Add to dry ingredients and quickly stir until just combined.
  8. Scrape out onto floured surface and knead 6-8 times or until the dough just comes together.
  9. Form into a 12-inch circle, about ¾ inch thick.
  10. Cut the circle in half, then quarters, then eighths.
  11. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  12. Brush each scone with egg white.
  13. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
  14. In a small bowl, combine confectioners sugar and cinnamon.
  15. Add heavy cream and stir until completely combined. Add a bit more if it's too thick to pour.
  16. Pour glaze over hot scones.
  17. Enjoy!
Recipe by Lemon Sugar at http://lemon-sugar.com/2016/04/cinnamon-chip-scones.html/