Scones are the quintessential baked good for brunches. Too often, they can be dry and somewhat bland. These White Chocolate Berry Almond Scones are just the opposite of that… these are moist, tender, and super flavorful. They’re very likely to change the mind of any non-scone-eaters you know.
I wrote that introductory blurb because I was one of them. Non-scone eaters. Back in the day, I actually kind of detested scones because all the scones I’d ever eaten were dry, crumbly, and somewhat bland. I suppose I just never had a really good scone, so I didn’t know any better.
Sometime after I got married, I came across a scone recipe that promised to be moist and tasty. I gave it a go, and was shocked to discover that scones absolutely do not have to be dry and crumbly!
That was the day that forever changed my scone destiny. Since that day, I’ve made countless scones, in all shapes and sizes, and with varying flavor combinations. I’ve been on Team Scone ever since…
I recently made these White Chocolate Berry Almond Scones for a baby shower and a for a women’s breakfast.
There weren’t any left to share with Hubby, who was openly disappointed, so I’ve promised to make another batch just for him and The Littles.
It’s a great thing when your baked treat is a hit and you don’t bring home leftovers. A teensy sad for family members who are eagerly expecting leftover treats, but are greeted with a tray of crumbs instead.
Thankfully, these white chocolate berry almond scones are easy to whip up! The hardest part for me is cutting them into equal shaped sizes! If you’ve got a good eye, that won’t be an issue.
Or if you aren’t all crazy into symmetry, you’ll be just fine.
There are endless possibilities for unleashing your creativity where scones are concerned. I’ve tried numerous flavor combinations, and while we devour them all, my personal favorite is this one.
White Chocolate Berry Almond Scones. I just love the white chocolate in every bite, which brings a satisfying sweetness to this moderately sweet pastry. For the dried berries, I like using a mixture of dried berries such as strawberries, blueberries, and cherries. Just one of those would work great, too. And the touch of almond… it is a must-have. Don’t skimp on the almond extract, because it is really what makes this scone so special.
Oh, and the sweet almond glaze. No words needed for such a glaze. Enjoy!Print
Source: Chew Out Loud, adapted from USA Weekend
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