CHAI SPICED SCONES

I don’t know about you, but I looooove some warm freshly baked scones.  They’re one of my favorite treats.  And add some Chai spice to them…..Mmmmmm….perfect.  Serve up with a fresh brewed cup of Chai or a Chai Latté.

Chai Spiced Scones

These scones have a deliciously warming suble Chai flavor. Perfect for sharing with a friend or two.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert

Equipment

  • Tea Steeper
  • Sauce Pan
  • Pastry Cutter
  • Rolling Pin
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet
  • Silicone Brush

Ingredients
  

Scone Batter

  • 4 Cup Flour all purpose
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 8 Tbsp Butter not melted
  • 2 Tbsp Classic Chai Loose Leaf Tea or Spiced Rooibos Chai Loose Leaf Tea
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs

Egg Wash

  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1 tsp Water

Vanilla Drizzle

  • 4 Tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

Instructions
 

Scones

  • Preheat oven to 275°F
  • Heat Milk to simmer in sauce pan with lid
  • Steep tea in milk 10 minutes (cover to keep hot)
  • Strain off brewed milk/tea
  • Mix all dry ingredients for Scones in large bowl
  • Cut butter into dry ingredients
  • Add brewed chai milk and eggs
  • Mix until blended well
  • For extra flavor, add powdered Chai blend to batter (see notes below)
  • Lightly flour surface and roll out dough to approximately 1" and cut into desired shape
  • Place onto lined baking sheet
  • Mix Egg Wash ingredients with fork and brush over tops of scones
  • Bake in preheated oven at 275°F for 35 minutes (or until lightly browned)

Vanilla Drizzle

  • While Scones are baking, mix all Vanilla Drizzle ingredients until smooth
  • When Scones are done baking, remove and allow to cool
  • Add Vanilla Drizzle over Scones
  • Enjoy!!

Notes

Optional: Add in some raisins or mini chocolate chips for a little extra umph.
Powdered Chai Blend – Grind 1 Tbsp of Chai Tea (or Spiced Rooibos Chai) into a fine powder.
Alternate Drizzle Ideas: You can easily change up the drizzle flavor by adding cocoa powder or flavor syrups.
Toppings: Sprinkle cocoa powder or Chai Powder over top

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