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Chocolate Chip Cream Scones

Sometimes Chocolate Chip Cream Scones and a nice cup of coffee are like a warm hug to me in the early morning.

Cara's Chocolate Chip Cream Scones

Well and a good book. That is if I can find a few minutes to read a book without chaos going on around me. And let’s be honest a warm cup of coffee is hard to find these days too. But I’m talking about a book that is not for work, not a cookbook, not to better myself…I mean the kind that you just can’t put down. One that is just extremely enjoyable.

Have you read one of those lately?

Chocolate Chip Cream Scones

Same Here, Sisterfriend is one of those books if you are a mama – at any stage in motherhood. I know there are many types of friends out there. But when you are in the “trenches” as we like to say sometimes there is nothing like another mama to get you through the day. (See below how you can snag your very own copy).

My friend Rebekah is one of those for Sisterfriends. I mean who else can you call to tell them you are currently hiding in a closet hoping your kids won’t find you just so you can have a few moments of peace. Or that you handed your kids a bag of chips for dinner because it’s been one of those days. This book delivers many of those “moments” that you share with certain sisterfriends because sometimes only another mama can commiserate with you.

Chocolate Chip Cream Scones Recipe

Now one of the things mentioned throughout this book are Cara’s Chocolate Chip Cream Scones. And you all know how much I love scones – I mean my Cranberry Orange ones are one of my most popular recipes. So when I was asked to help promote the book I couldn’t help but bake some of these famous scones.

Now warning – you may not be able to control how many you eat. I might be guilty of eating 2 or 3 before I even photographed them. So it only made sense to bake another batch and photograph them for real this time.

Chocolate Chip Cream Scones
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Chocolate Chip Cream Scones


  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 ⁄2 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1⁄4 inch cubes 3⁄4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in large bowl.
  • Using a pastry blender, quickly cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Stir in heavy cream with fork until dough begins to form (about 30 seconds).
  • Transfer dough to countertop and knead by hand just until it comes together into a rough, slightly sticky ball, 5–10 seconds.
  • Roll into a ball and then flatten into a 1-inch thick disc.
  • Cut scones into desired size and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until light brown, 12–15 minutes.


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Disclaimer: This book was given to me, but all opinions expressed are my own.

Recipe reprinted with permission.

Sandra | A Dash of Sanity

Friday 20th of April 2018

These scones look really good! A perfect breakfast or snack for my kids!

Kristen Chidsey

Tuesday 17th of April 2018

Oh yes, I want a scone, this book and a cup of coffee!!!


Monday 16th of April 2018

Chocolate for breakfast is always a winner in my house! Yum!!


Monday 16th of April 2018

I need a warm hug in the morning to motivate me to get out of bed....this is perfect!


Monday 16th of April 2018

The only way scones get even more amazing is when chocolate chips are added!

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