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Buttermilk Scones with White Chocolate, Pears and Walnuts

Difficulty:
Yield: 8 scones
Working Time: 45 minutes
This recipe contains: Tree Nuts, Eggs, Gluten, Dairy

Ingredients

Scones

500g   All Purpose Flour                                                               

72g    Granulated sugar                                                                     

5g    Salt                                                                                                        

25g    Baking powder                                                                          

7.5g    Baking soda                                                                                

176g    Unsalted butter                                                                      

90g    Whole eggs                                                                                  

265g   Buttermilk                                                                                  

100g    Guittard 31% Crème Francaise                                    

100g    Toasted walnut pieces                                                        

100g    Dried pears (diced)                                                              

1440g    TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                    

 

Egg Wash

Whole egg (1)

Egg yolks (3)

Heavy cream splash

Salt pinch

Directions

Method 

1. Sift all dry ingredients.

2.Cut butter into dry mixture creating a coarse meal.

3.Whisk all liquids together and add to above mixture.

4.Mix until dough just comes together.

5.Add the chocolate, walnuts and pears.

6.Divide into 3 equal pieces. About 475 gr. each

7.Press into a 6 inch cake ring.

8.Remove ring and cut into 8 wedges.

9.Egg wash tops and sprinkle with turbinado sugar.

10.Bake at 182°C / 360°F about 15 minutes.