Apricots & Cream Thumbprint Scones

Fruity, White Chocolate Scones
Fruity, White Chocolate Scones
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Ingredients

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1 cup Apricot jam
1 tsp Cornstarch
3½ cups All-purpose flour
½ cup Granulated sugar plus more for sprinkling
2 tbsp Baking powder
¾ tsp Salt
2½ cups Heavy cream
¾ cup Dried apricots diced into ¼-inch chunks
½ cup White chocolate chopped into chunks
For brushing:
2-3 tbsp Half-and-half or cream

Nutritional information

180
calories
6g
fat
30,3g
carbohydrates
2,5g
protein
18mg
cholesterol
88mg
sodium
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Apricots & Cream Thumbprint Scones

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These Apricots and Cream Thumbprint Scones are deliciously, soft and dense dried apricot scones filled with a creamy, white chocolate chip dough and a teaspoonful of apricot jam in the center. The complimentary flavors from the fruity apricot with the light white chocolate are a heavenly match making these scones a refreshing afternoon tea snack. Enjoy warm with some salty butter spread over! 

To make Apricots and Cream Thumbprint Scones, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Apricots & Cream Thumbprint Scones

Steps to make Apricots & Cream Thumbprint Scones

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Preheat oven

Preheat the oven to 350 °F and line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment paper or mats.

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Melt jam

In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt 1 cup of apricot jam.

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Add cornstarch and water

Add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of cool water. Whisk to combine and cook, continuously stirring, until bubbling and thickened.

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Cool

Remove the saucepan from the heat and transfer to the refrigerator to cool slightly.

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Combine dry ingredients

In a large bowl, combine 3½ cups of all-purpose flour, ½ cup of granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons of baking powder and ¾ teaspoon of salt.

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Add wet ingredients

Add 2½ cups of heavy cream, ¾ cup dried apricots, diced into ¼-inch chunks and ½ cup white chocolate, chopped into chunks. Mix until combined into a thick and stiff dough.

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Prepare scones

Use an ice cream scoop to portion the dough into scones and place on the lined baking sheets, about 2-inch spaces between.

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Fill scones

Using your thumb, gently press a hole into the center of each scone and fill with a teaspoon of the thickened and cooled apricot jam. Continue with remaining scones and jam.

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Brush scones

Lightly brush the dough of the scones with some half and half cream. Take care not to brush the jam centers.

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Add sugar

Sprinkle some sugar over the scones.

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Bake

Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes until lightly golden brown.

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Serve

Cool for a few minutes before serving your Apricot and Cream Thumbprint Scones.

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