scones on a plate, with milk

Triple Chocolate Cocoa Scones

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scones on a plate, with milk

Cure all of your chocolate cravings with a triple chocolate scone. There’s cocoa in the batter, and dark and white chocolate chips folded in.

Makes: 8 scones
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 160 ml / 2/3 cup 35% cream
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 5 ml / 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 215 g / 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 30 g / 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 100g / 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 g / 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 g / 1/4 tsp salt
  • 75 g / 1/3 cup cold Crystal margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 100 g / 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 100 g / 1/3 cup white chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl whisk together cream, egg, and vanilla extract.
  3. combining egg and milk

  4. In a second bowl, whisk together flour, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder and salt. Using two knives, cut the Crystal margarine into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. combining dry ingredients
    cutting margarine into dry ingredients

  6. Add the cream mixture and stir until a dough comes together. Transfer to a floured surface and knead a few times. Shape dough into a 7” round. Cut into eight wedges.
  7. combing wet and dry ingredients
    kneading dough
    cutting scones into triangles

  8. Place on lined baking sheet. Brush the tops of the scones with a little cream. Bake for about 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of a scone comes out clean. Cool slightly before serving.
  9. scones on baking sheet

Chef Notes

  • Sprinkle a little turbinado sugar on the tops of the scones before serving.

scones on a plate, with milk

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