My eldest nephew has beloved scones ever since he moved on from child meals. Similar to me, he has a dangerously candy tooth, and now he’s a bit older he’s additionally found the fun of chocolate and marshmallows. So I believed, why not mix his loves within the type of a s’extra scone? The chocolate-flecked crumb is full of melted marshmallow and topped with a digestive crust. Fusion baking! And an absolute deal with for kids and adults alike.
Mini s’extra scones
Prep 20 min
Prepare dinner 15 min
240g plain flour
30g caster sugar
½ tsp nice sea salt
1 tbsp baking powder
65g chilly butter, diced
150g darkish chocolate, roughly chopped
2 eggs, considered one of them crushed, to glaze
55ml complete milk
½ tsp vanilla extract
50g digestive biscuits, finely chopped
eight giant marshmallows
Warmth the oven to 170C (150C fan)/fuel mark Three and line a baking tray with parchment. For the scone combine, sift the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder into a big bowl. Add the diced butter and, utilizing your fingertips, rub it into the flour combination till it resembles nice breadcrumbs. Add the chocolate chips shortly, stirring so they’re evenly distributed.
Beat one egg, the milk and vanilla extract collectively in a jug, then pour this into the dry combination, stirring as you go. Carry collectively to type a tough dough – don’t overmix.
Mud your worktop and rolling pin with flour and roll the dough to a tough sq., 3-4cm thick. Dip a spherical 4cm diameter cutter in flour and minimize out as many rounds as you’ll be able to, utilizing a swift movement. Re-roll the left-over dough and minimize out extra scones till you have got a dozen. Put them on the lined baking tray.
With a pastry brush, slather the highest of your scones with the egg wash, sprinkle the digestives on high of every scone, and bake for 15 minutes till properly risen. The bottom must be a deep golden brown, which ought to sound hole when tapped.
Warmth the grill to excessive. As soon as the scones have barely cooled, minimize them in half, pop one marshmallow onto the bottom sides of the scones. Grill till the marshmallow begins to soften and brown. Sandwich the scone halves again collectively and luxuriate in.