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Mocha Chip Scones

Mocha Chip Scones Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

I was looking back over the recipes that I posted around Easter last year and realized that I posted a mocha chip recipe around the same time.

Last year it was mocha chip muffins, this year it’s mocha chip scones! Apparently this time of year gets me thinking about mochas!

Mocha Chip Scones Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

The base of these scones is my favorite combination of white whole wheat and all-purpose flours, along with a combination of butter and yogurt. What makes them special is what’s added in.

These rich, chocolate scones are infused with coffee flavor and studded with chocolate chips.

Mocha Chip Scones Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

I’ve included in the ingredient list that you can mix up the amount of espresso powder/instant coffee you use. I’ve made them a couple different ways and the full amount of 3 tablespoons really adds a strong coffee punch that I know a lot of people like.

Just beware that it’s on the strong side! Just what you need to go with your morning cup of coffee! Or for an afternoon pick-me-up, or evening treat. . .well, you get the picture. They’re good any time of day!

Mocha Chip Scones
Author: A Kitchen Addiction
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • For the Scones
  • 1 C white whole wheat flour
  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 C sugar
  • 1/3 C unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 2-3 tbsp instant espresso powder or instant coffee, depending on desired coffee flavor
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter, cold and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 C vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 C milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 C chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flours, sugar, baking cocoa, espresso powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, milk, and eggs. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Gently stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Gently knead 5-6 times until dough comes together.
  6. Gently shape into an 8 inch circle. Cut into 8 pieces and place on prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until bottoms just start to turn golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  8. Serve.

Easy Mocha Chip Scones Recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

Tanya

Friday 29th of April 2016

Unfortunately this recipe did not work out for me. The batter was way too wet, I double checked my measurements and I found no mistakes. I baked it anyway and the flavour was awesome but the texture was too eggy and cakey. I might try again but with only 1 egg and maybe a bit less milk.

Tanya

Tuesday 26th of April 2016

Wanting to make these but I'm not seeing the chocolate chips in the recipe? How much and when do you usually add them?

Jessica@A Kitchen Addiction

Wednesday 27th of April 2016

Thanks for catching that! I've updated the recipe to show the amount and when to add them!

Julie Evink

Friday 25th of March 2016

I'm totally fine with this mocha theme you have going on! These look awesome!

Ashley

Thursday 24th of March 2016

Mocha chip is always always a good thing! I adore anything coffee flavored - these would be gobbled up in no time flat at our house!

Ashley | The Recipe Rebel

Wednesday 23rd of March 2016

You always have the most perfect scones! I am totally on board with the chocolate and coffee combo all year round -- these would be a great addition to Easter brunch!