Friday, February 1, 2013

Valentines Chocolate Scones

  I made these heart shaped scones for the first time and it tasted great . It is simple and easy to make with few ingredients.
 Scone – It is a single serving cake or quick bread.  Originated in Britain .It is similar to an American biscuit usually made of wheat flour , sugar , baking powder , butter , milk or yogurt or buttermilk and sometimes eggs.
 The dough for the scones must be soft and sticky made from one part of liquid to three parts of wheat flour. This gives the scones a soft center.
I baked the egg less scones by using yogurt.
 The original scones were round and flat , made with oats and baked on a griddle , then cut into triangle like quadrants for serving.
They are often lightly sweetened and occasionally glazed. Nowadays various shapes are made like triangles , rounds and squares. I made heart shaped scones.
Dry fruits like cherry , raisins , dates and cheese are also included in making scones.

 I made these scones with cocoa powder and without using cherry.

   This was my sisters suggestion to make a arrow to pierce the heart........... 

  We baked the arrow separately and arranged so is it beautiful..................

Requirements :
Whole wheat flour – 2 cup
Cocoa powder – 6 tbs
Granulated sugar – 1 cup
Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
Yogurt – ½ cup
Baking powder – 1 tbs
Baking soda – ½ tsp
Butter – 2 tbs

Method :
In a large bowl , whisk butter, sugar , baking powder , baking soda together.
Add the yogurt , vanilla essence and cocoa powder, mix well.
Add the flour and fold in gently.
This dough will be semi dry , turn the mixture into the kitchen counter and knead with the hands well till the mixture will form into a dough for 10 minutes till smooth dough is formed.

Roll the dough gently with rolling pin to 2 cm thick and cut into hearts with the cookie cutter.
Preheat the oven to 220 degree Celsius.

Arrange the cut out scones in the baking tray with 1 cm apart.
Bake on convection made for 20 minutes.

Let it cool on wire rack.
The scones will be crunchy on outside and soft on inside.

Serve with fruit jam.


  1. looking so cute and nice preparation.parcel some of these:)

  2. i love this no eggs and batter has to be roti type right
    u said pre heat at 220 c and bake in 20mins

    wud it bake at both sides

    can i put on glass tray in oven as i dont hv tray

  3. Looks so cute Sharan :) Perfect treatf or valentine's day!!

  4. Omg! what a perfect post for valentine's day.
    Lovely and just wonderful.

    today's recipe:

  5. Very neatly done sharan :) me baking the same now:)

  6. ofcourse its beautiful, good idea from ur sis. eggless bake is what i loved here.

  7. thank you friends for your lovable comments............

  8. Scones looks so cute and delicious.. Valentine's day fever has caught you too?? ;)

  9. So cute and beautiful scones, prefect for valentine"s day.

  10. so cute n delicious scones dear!!! well made!!!

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