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Chocolate Chip Scones

2 cups self-rising flour
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup soy milk
1/4 soft silken tofu
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

• Preheat the oven to 425°F. Grease a large baking sheet and set it aside.
• In a large bowl, combine the flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender or two forks, cut in the vegetable shortening until the mixture forms coarse crumbs.
• In a small bowl, whisk together the soy milk, tofu, and vanilla.
• Add the contents of the small bowl and the chocolate chips to the crumb mixture and blend with a fork until the mixture forms a soft dough.
• Place the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead it 5 or 6 times.
• With a lightly floured rolling pin, roll the dough into a 7-inch circle. Cut it into 8 wedges and place them about an inch apart on the prepared baking sheet.
• Pierce the top of each with a fork. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until the scones are golden brown.
• Serve hot.

Makes 8 scones

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  • vivacious vegan says:

    This has been my go to recipe for years now! Both of my daughters are vegan and they would request these to take to their friends for lunch, field trips and sleep overs! It is a must have in our house!

  • B says:

    Sounds good!!