Chocolate Mint Scones

Perfect for afternoon tea.

3 cups unbleached flour
1 Tbls baking powder
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter
1/3 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/8 tsp pure peppermint extract
1/3-1/2 cup mini-chocolate chips

Mix flour, baking powder, & sugar together in large dough bowl with a pastry blender, then finely chop butter in flour mixture with pastry blender.
In separate bowl whisk eggs, buttermilk and peppermint extract. Add wet ingredient to flour mixture, stirring until dough clumps together. Add chocolate mint chips and knead to make soft stiff dough- approximately 1 minute.

Roll out on flour surface to 1" thick cut out with biscuit cutter. Place on greased baking sheet. Bake to golden brown at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Makes 1 dozen.
Top scones with heavy cream and sprinkle with sugar.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 1 dozen
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

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Coconut Pineapple Pie
Ginger Crinkle Tops
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Recipe Provided By:
DeVoe Mansion
Tacoma, WA

Tacoma Bed and Breakfast Inns