Caramel Mocha Scone

A simple homemade treat sure to make your morning sweet!

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together cream and coffee. Refrigerate for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Blend butter into dry ingredients using a fork or pastry cutter until crumbly. Refrigerate for 5 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup of the cream mixture and egg. Reserve remaining cream.
  5. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and mix until liquid is absorbed. Add 3/4 cup chopped caramels and continue mixing until a crumbly dough forms.
  6. Press dough to a 1/2-inch thickness. Form or cut into desired shapes.
  7. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet, spaced 1/2-inch apart. Brush with reserved cream and sprinkle with remaining chopped caramels. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown.   

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Linsey, ALDI Test Kitchen