Hot Chocolate Buttermilk Scones

Light and fluffy buttermilk scones with hot chocolate mix.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 255 kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope of hot chocolate powder mix 3 oz
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter cut into cubes 12 tbsp
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk


  1. preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, hot chocolate mix, baking powder and baking soda

  3. Slice the butter into cubes and crumble through the flour until it feels sandy

  4. Add the buttermilk to gently form a dough

  5. Transfer the dough to a well-floured work surface and pat to form a ball

  6. Use a rolling pin to roll into a circle about 8 inches in diameter and 1 inch thick

  7. Transfer the circle to a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper and lightly floured

  8. Using a sharp knife cut the dough into 8 wedges like a pizza

  9. Brush each wedge with the milk

  10. Bake in the oven for about 20-25 minutes until well risen and golden brown

  11. Let cool while you prepare the icing

  12. Whisk together the powdered sugar and three tbsp of the milk. Add more milk if needed to bring the icing to a runny consistency

  13. Drizzle each wedge with some icing and serve with a cup of hot chococlate

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from the Food Network

Nutrition Facts
Hot Chocolate Buttermilk Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 255
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.