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Vegan Choc Chip Scones

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Keyword scone, vegan, vegan baking, video
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 scones

Ingredients

  • 3 cups plain flour 375g, plus extra
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup white sugar 60g
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter or margarine 112g, cubed and cold
  • 3/4 cup soy milk 205ml, plus more for brushing the tops
  • 1 tbs white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 g vegan chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon, together with a whisk
  • Add cold cubed butter to flour and use either a pastry cutter or your hands to rub butter into flour until its flaky and crumbly. Try and do this step quickly so the butter doesn't heat up.
  • Mix soy milk and vinegar together to make a vegan butter milk then stir in vanilla extract.
  • Add milk to flour in thirds and gently mix together with hands until it becomes a dough. Don't over kneed it, only until it just comes together and they should still be dregs of flour around the edges.
  • Add chocolate chips and gently combined. Don't over kneed the dough.
  • Flour a clean surface and tip dough out onto the surface.
  • Gently push dough into a flat circle around 1 inch thick.
  • Using a 6CM cookie cutter, cut out scones and place on a greased baking tray. You can bake them separately for a crispy outside or together to retain more moisture.
  • Place scones in fridge for 10 mins to chill. This will help the scones rise.
  • Pre heat oven to 200C/392F and bake scones for 15-20 mins until the centres are light and fluffy.
  • See my YouTube video for extra tips on how to make perfect scones.