Kylemore Chocolate Scones

Kylemore Chocolate Scones


byCreated by John O'Toole

of Head Chef, Kylemore Abbey, Co. Galway

It’s no wonder that Kylemore Abbey is one of the West of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions, this stunning country style manor, located in Read More
Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes


6-8 People


Makes 12

  • 400g Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 50 Icing Sugar
  • 100g Real Irish Butter
  • 100ml Milk
  • 50ml Cream
  • 1 Medium Egg
  • 2 Oranges
  • 100g Chocolate Chips/Grated Chocolate


Sieve flour, baking powder and icing sugar into a large bowl.

Rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Whisk the milk, cream and egg together (hold back some of this for glazing).

Bring the wet and dry ingredients together, use a butter knife to mix.

Mix the zest and juice of two oranges into the mixture.

Gently mix the chocolate chips/grated chocolate through the mixture.

Tip the mixture out onto a floured table, push down gently to about 1 1/2 -2 inches in height. Cut out
with a cutter or cut into squares with a knife. Glaze with the remaining milk, cream and egg mix.

Bake in a preheated oven at 180c for 20 minutes on a lightly floured baking tray.

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