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Cinnamon Scones

Cinnamon scones double down on cinnamon with cinnamon in the dough and cinnamon chips packed throughout the scones. These cinnamon chip scones are moist, flaky, and perfect with your morning cup of coffee.

Scones Studded with Pumpkin Pie Spice Chi

What Makes These Cinnamon Scones So Good

They are buttery throughout, crisp on the outside, and have a soft, flaky interior.

Plus they have such an incredible cinnamon flavor!

What Do You Need to Make Cinnamon Scones?

You can hand-form these scones if you don’t care about their shape, but I like to make them in a scone pan. Owning a scone pan makes it so simple to achieve perfect looking scones – and it can do double-duty as a cornbread pan.

You’ll also need cinnamon chips. Depending on where you live, you may be able to find them in the grocery. If you can’t, you can buy them online or, even better, make homemade cinnamon chips.

How to Make Cinnamon Scones

Whisk together the dry ingredients. This includes: flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.

Whisking Dry Ingredients
Cut cold butter into small pieces and mix into dry ingredients until butter looks pea-sized. I like to do this with my hands.

It is very important that you use cold butter. Warm butter will integrate into the matter too much – it’s the little pieces of butter that makes the scones flaky.

In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy whipping cream, and vanilla.

Slowly mix the wet mixture into the dry mixture until just combined – it will be lumpy.

Use your hands to gently fold in the cinnamon chips.

Divide batter evenly between each section of a scone pan.

Bake for 20 minutes or until the tops are slightly browned.

How to Serve Cinnamon Scones

You can eat these all on their own, or to be extra decadent, you can top them with clotted cream or chocolate butter.

How Long Do Cinnamon Chip Scones Last For?

These scones are best on the day you make them. But, they will last for a few days at room temperature in an airtight container.

They will also last for months in the freezer.

Variations

Raspberry Scones

If you don’t have a scone pan, you can divide the dough into sections with a knife and bake it on a parchment- or silicone-lined cookie sheet.

For a twist, you could also bake these scones with a crumb topping like I do with my raspberry scones.

You could also try baking the scones in tea cups like I do with my cranberry orange scones.

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Cinnamon Scones

Cinnamon scones double down on cinnamon with cinnamon in the dough and cinnamon chips packed throughout the scones. These cinnamon chip scones are moist, flaky, and perfect with your morning cup of coffee. 
Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon chip scones, cinnamon scones
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 scones
Calories 388kcal
Author Stef

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter cold
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream cold
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  • Cut butter into small pieces and mix into dry ingredients. Mix until butter looks pea-sized.
  • In a separate bowl, mix eggs, heavy whipping cream, and vanilla.
  • Slowly mix the wet mixture into the dry mixture until just combined - it will be lumpy.
  • Use your hands to gently fold in the pumpkin pie spice chips.
  • Divide dough evenly between each section of a scone pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the tops are slightly browned.

Notes

These scones are best on the day you make them. But, they will last for a few days at room temperature in an airtight container
They will also last for months in the freezer.
If you don't have a scone pan, you can divide the into sections with knife and bake it on parchment or silicone-lined cookie sheet.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 388 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 212mg9%
Potassium 216mg6%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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6 comments on “Cinnamon Scones”

  1. Lorisays:

    This scone recipe sounds amazing and the photography is a complete invitation to try it. Looks scrumptious!

  2. I had no idea there was such a thing as a scone pan, but now I need to find room in my kitchen for one!

  3. Delicious sounding and looking. I have that scone pan. I love cranberry orange scones. I do have half a bag of cinnamon chips…will try with those.

    Best motel we ever stayed at on a vacation was in Williamsburg BECAUSE they had fresh scones and coffee every morning.

  4. Sounds gorgeous! i’ve yet to actually bake with pumpkin but i may just have to give this one a go :D x

  5. Yum! Pumpkin pies suits autumn and the coming Halloween. Can’t wait for my mom to make some of these. Thanks for sharing.
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