Spiced Scones With a Maple and Walnut glaze

Kathy Williams


Made these for a co-worker who also loves scones.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
10 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    fine salt
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 c
    heavy cream, cold, plus more for brushing scones
  • 1/2 tsp
    maple extract
  • 1 c
    walnuts, roasted, and finely chopped, divided
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    brown sugar

  • 1/2 c
    powered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    or more of pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 c
    of roasted walnuts
  • ·
    heavy cream

How to Make Spiced Scones With a Maple and Walnut glaze


  1. Roast walnuts until fragrant and lightly brown. In a bowl add the walnuts and toss in the brown sugar to coat. Cool.Using a food grinder or a pastic bag; grind or smash walnuts into tiny peices. Set aside
  2. Preheat oven 400F. Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in cold butter with flour. The mixture should look like coarse crumbs.
  3. Make a well in the flour and pour in heavy cream and maple extract. Fold everything together just to incorporate. Do not over work the dough.
  4. Fold in 1/2 cup of the walnuts. Turn out onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Shape into a 8 inch cirlce about 1/4 inch thick.
  5. Cut dough into 8 wedges. Separate wedges about two inches apart. Brush scones with cream. Pake in oven for 15-18 minutes or until light golden. Do not over bake. Let scones cool for at least 20 minutes before applying the glaze.
  6. FOR GLAZE. Sift powder sugar in a microwave bowl. Stir in maple syrup,and cinnamon until smooth. Add vanilla and butter.
    Add more maple syrup to your taste.
  7. Microwave on high for 30 seconds. Whisk to smooth out lumps. Add the remaining roasted walnuts. Add more cream, if necessary to desire consistancey.

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About Spiced Scones With a Maple and Walnut glaze

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #maple, #walnuts, #sryup

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