Thanks so much Brittany!! I’m Jennifer and this is my journal of over a decade of adventures as an amateur baker. There’s vanilla in both the scones and the glaze for plenty of flavor. sm I find that these scones are best served fresh, although they’ll keep for a few days in an airtight container. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Wish I could share these with you! Maybe on my next Starbucks run! It’s much more affordable and completely shelf-stable… And each teaspoon is the equivalent of one full vanilla bean! I like to use vanilla bean paste when vanilla is the starring flavor. Either way, we all appreciated the caffeine boost! And yes—every single one contains some form of chocolate. 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, cold and cut into 1/2-inch cubes, 3/4 cup (83g) confectioners’ sugar, sifted. Cut the butter into pea-sized cubes and rub it into the flour with your fingertips until the mixture looks like fresh breadcrumbs. Chocolate is a little trickier, as you’d need to make more adjustments if you’re adding cocoa powder. Slice the vanilla bean down the center and using the tip of the knife scrape out the seeds and add them to the glaze. Using a floured knife, cut the dough into nine squares like a noughts-and-crosses grid (dip the knife in flour after every cut). Click here to PIN the recipe and save it for later! Using lightly floured hands, gently pat the dough into a disk about 7 inches in diameter. If you've tried these Vanilla Buttermilk Scones, please let me know how you got on by leaving a comment below and a rating. Suzanne Moore: ‘I was betrayed and bullied for saying that women should not be silenced’, Exclusive: Female former footballers urged to sign up to dementia research, Christmas carol singing must be saved, say former Archbishop of Canterbury and music stars, Joe Biden says there must be no guarded border in Ireland, Junior Stanislas strikes twice as Bournemouth cruise past struggling Nottingham Forest, Bruno Fernandes honours promise to Marcus Rashford in giving up penalty as he spurns chance of first United hat-trick. ), which has a lighter taste and texture than the red wheat that regular whole wheat flour comes from. Some scones are definitely one or the other, if not both. Now I know that Starbucks’ petite vanilla bean scones come completely coated with glaze… But I thought the little drizzle lines looked much cuter! A simple way to add chocolate would be with chocolate chips, like with these Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Scones. Scones not cooked through all of the way? I don’t bake much with other milks, but from what I’ve read about them, I think soy or almond would probably work well. I almost always keep it in my pantry. Bootstrap Responsive Breakpoint, (2 sticks) cold butter, cut into tablespoons, Cookies, Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Could you make this into chocolate or lemon… ones? Stir until smooth. White whole wheat flour comes from a softer variety of white wheat (hence the name! I’m a California girl who turned her baking hobby into a full-time job. I’d love to see your scones! Make a guilt-free version of Starbucks’ petite vanilla bean scones at home with this easy recipe! The scones will keep for at least four days if stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. ?? I have always loved chocolate. Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Slice each circle into 8 triangular segments with a sharp knife. Now that you've mastered this basic recipe, you may also like to try these Lemon Glazed Blueberry Scones. They look much tastier, I wouldn’t touch Starbucks scones with a ten foot pole! And the slightly sticky dough means that these scones will be nicely sturdy and dense without being too dry.