April 3, 2013

Buttermilk Peach Scones with White Chocolate Chip Glaze

On the Menu Today~
Buttermilk Peach Scones with
White Chocolate Chip Glaze

Georgia Peaches...
Simply delicious~

While visiting my daughter in Georgia,
I thought it appropriate to whip up some
Buttermilk Peach Scones~

Buttermilk Peach Scones are delicious on there own,
but a drizzle of melted white chocolate never hurt..

Buttermilk Peach Scones with White Chocolate Chip Glaze

  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh peaches
  • 1 peach, thinly sliced
Cooking Directions
  1. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cut in cold, cubed butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons beaten egg, buttermilk and almond extract. (Reserve left over egg for wash.) Add to dry ingredients, mix just until moistened. Fold in chopped peaches. Turn onto a floured surface, knead gently 6 to 8 times, kneading in a small amount of flour if needed. 
  4. Pat dough into a 6 inch circle. Cut into 8 wedges, separate. Place on baking sheet, lined with parchment paper. Brush tops with reserved beaten egg. Place a thin slice of peach on top of each scone, pressing peach into scone lightly.
  5. Bake at 425ยบ for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

White Chocolate Chip Glaze

  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons buttermilk
Cooking Directions
  1. Place white chocolate chips in a small glass bowl, microwave for 20 seconds; stir. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons buttermilk, stir. Microwave 10 to 15 seconds longer, stir until smooth.
  2. Drizzle over scones

Buttermilk, Peach, SconesIcing, Chocolate
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