Whole Wheat Chai Chocolate Chips Scones {Recipe Redux}
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 8
 
The perfect accompaniment with your morning coffee or as an afternoon snack, these whole wheat and oat scones are studded with dark chocolate and have just the right amount of chai spice.
Ingredients
  • 1 and 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour (or sifted whole wheat flour)
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats (or rolled oats ground in food processor)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons chai tea spice mixture (or open a black chai tea bag and use dried tea leaves)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), cold and cut into cubes
  • 1 large egg, cold
  • 3 tablespoons agave syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup skim milk, cold
  • 1/3 cup chopped dark chocolate (or chocolate chips/disks)
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream, melted butter, or melted coconut oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Add flour, oats, baking powder, chai spices, salt, and butter to a food processor and pulse until the butter is pea-sized. Add to a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, agave, vanilla extract, and skim milk to combine.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir until just combined.
  5. Add chopped chocolate and fold to combine.
  6. Scoop out all the dough onto a well-floured surface (the dough will be slightly sticky).
  7. Pat dough into a circle about an inch thick and slice like a pizza into 8 triangles.
  8. Place scones onto a greased or parchment paper lined baking sheet, with about an inch of space between each scone.
  9. Brush each scone with heavy cream, melted butter, or melted coconut oil. You can also use your fingers to dab if you don’t have a baking brush.
  10. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the bottoms of the scones are a dark golden brown, flipping the baking sheet around at the halfway mark.
  11. Let cool slightly before eating.
  12. Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a week, or wrap in saran wrap and store in ziplock bags in the freezer.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 scone Calories: 280 Fat: 16.5 g Carbohydrates: 31 g Sugar: 11.3 g Fiber: 3.7 g Protein: 3.7 g
Recipe by 24 Carrot Life at https://24carrotlife.com/2014/05/22/whole-wheat-chai-chocolate-chip-scones-recipe-redux/