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Want Some Sweetness in Your Life?

Bea's Bakery in Mystic Water serves up Maple Glazed Scones (which are also full of sweet maple). Bakery patrons believe that if you're having a rough start to your morning, you can stop by and grab one or two (or a baker's dozen) of these Maple Glazed Scones and it'll turn your day right around.

In Finding May (coming soon!) May and Oliver share a Maple Glazed Scone over a getting-to-know-you conversation filled with laughter and interesting questions.

Does eating the Maple Glazed Scone sweeten their morning? You bet it does. If you're in need of a bit of sweetness in your life, whip up a batch of these and enjoy!

Maple Glazed Scones

Serves: 8

Level of Difficulty: Easy


1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup all purpose flour

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 pound (1 stick) chilled butter

1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

1/3 cup maple syrup

1 large egg

2 tablespoons milk, or as needed

How to Make

  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. In a large bowl, combine whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir to combine.

  3. Cut butter into 1 tablespoon pieces. Using a pastry blender, cut butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles fine crumbs.

  4. Add nuts if using.

  5. Stir in maple syrup and egg. Add milk 1 tablespoon at a time until dough is moistened but not too sticky.

  6. Turn dough onto a floured surface and roll in the flour to coat. Knead lightly for a minute.

  7. Transfer dough to a piece of parchment paper or a Silpat sheet. Press into an 8-inch disk. Cut into 8 wedges but don't separate.

  8. Bake until golden brown, approximately 20 minutes. Immediately remove from baking sheet and carefully separate. Serve warm.

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