Sunday, January 15, 2017

Maple Walnut Scones

Maple Walnut Scones


4 cups flour, all-purpose
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter, cold and cut into cubes
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbs baking powder
1 tsp baking sat
1/2 cup toasted walnuts
1-1/3 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla

Maple Glaze

1/4 cup maple syrup
1 cup confectioners sugar

  1. Preheat oven to 400◦
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. Place all the dry ingredients except the walnuts in a blender or food processor.  Pulse to mix.
  4. Add the butter. Process until there are no chunks of butter left and the mixture resembles moist crumbs. Pour this mixture into a bowl.
  5. Fold in walnuts. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Mix until the dough is thoroughly formed.
  6. On a lightly floured surface and pat into a 10-inch circle.
  7. Cut into 10 wedges and place on a baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  10. To make the glaze combine the maple syrup and xxx sugar. Drizzle over the scones while they are still a bit warm.

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