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Buttermilk Peach Scones with White Chocolate Chip Glaze
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

A delicious scone made with fresh Georgia peaches and topped with a white chocolate glaze.

Course: Breakfast
Keyword: glaze, Peach, scone, white chocolate
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 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, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh peaches
  • 1 peach, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons milk, buttermilk or cream
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.
  6. Make White Chocolate Glaze.
  7. Place white chocolate chips in a small glass bowl, microwave for 20 seconds; stir. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons milk, buttermilk, or cream. Stir. Microwave 10 to 15 seconds longer, stir until smooth. Drizzle over scones.