Stephanie Izard's Rosemary & White Chocolate Scones

Serve with strawberry jam for a delicious breakfast or snack.
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Recipe by Stephanie Izard

This recipe originally appeared in our Summer 2020 issue. Get the magazine here

Start to Finish: 50 minutes

Servings: Makes about 16 scones


  • 4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup high-quality white chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup plus 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. turbinado sugar
  • Strawberry Sumac Jam, for serving
  • Whipped cream, for serving


1. Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large bowl, mix the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, chocolate chips, and rosemary. 

2. Using a pastry blender or two butter knives, cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles cornmeal. 

3. In a medium bowl, whisk 2/3 cup heavy cream and the juice. Add half of the cream mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix until the dough just begins to come together, slowly adding a little more of the cream, if needed. (You want a slightly dry and crumbly dough.) 

4. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Using a 1/3-cup ice cream scoop or dry measuring cup, scoop the dough onto the sheet, placing the mounds about 3 inches apart. Press together any loose pieces of dough. Brush with 1/4 cup cream; sprinkle with the turbinado sugar. 

5. Bake until golden, 16 to 18 minutes. Let cool slightly, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with the jam and whipped cream.