Want Some Sweetness in Your Life?

January 27, 2019

 

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

 

Ingredients

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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