Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Lightly grease (or spray) a baking sheet; set aside. In a large bowl add the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Mix together. Add the butter and cut in with a pastry blender or two knives. Using a zesting micro-plane - zest 2 ounces of the chocolate and coarsely chop the other 2 ounces. Fold into the flour mixture. In a separate bowl whisk together the egg, vanilla and cream. Add cream to the flour mixture and mix until all dry ingredients are moist. Put dough out on a lightly floured surface and knead out into a circle around 8-9 inches in diameter. Cut into 8 wedges. Place on the prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes or until brown.
Recipe Created by Angela Harcrow
- 500 flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 83 sugar
- ⅕ teaspoon salt
- 125 butter (cut into small pieces)
- 1 large egg
- 165 heavy cream
- ½ vanilla bean (seeds extracted)
- 113 ghirardelli chocolate
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