Thursday, October 27, 2011

Triple chocolate scones (Modern Baker)

Hubby and I both had early morning meetings today, and nothing improves an early morning meeting like a shared breakfast treat!

As I always do when I need a quick and yummy breakfast treat, I turned to Nick Malgieri. Like all of the scone recipes in the Modern Baker, these came together in about 20 minutes using the food processor: chocolate, cocoa, sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, butter, an egg, and some milk. They baked in 15 minutes and the first tray was off to hubby's meeting. 15 minutes later, the kids and I packed up the second batch and headed out the door.

These chocolate scones were a huge hit, described by one coworker as chocolately without being too sweet. Hubby said, "They were a nice chocolate scone and then you got the burst of chocolate chunk which just made you say 'Ohhhh yeah!'"

FYI: The Modern Baker was just reissued in a beautiful paperback edition, available here. Nick Malgieri has been incredibly supportive of our Modern Baker Challenge, even commenting on some of our blog posts! Consider picking up a copy of this awesome book. :)


  1. I almost forgot about all the yummy scones back at the beginning of the book! What a great breakfast idea!

  2. I really need to try one of the NM scone recipes now that I have the book. The chocolate ones look awesome! I only have two pumpkin scones left in the freezer so I need to restock:) What lucky co workers! Chocolate always goes well w/ a cup of coffee in the morning.

  3. Your scones looks great! I have to revisit some of the recipes from earlier sections, too. Scones seem perfect for Fall.

  4. Ooooh yeah! I'm with your husband on this one, Abby! :)

  5. My guys loved these! They were easy to throw together, too. You are so good to make your family such great food!