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Maple Walnut Scones

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • ¬Ĺ cup rolled oats
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ‚ÖĒ cup Butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup walnuts, coarsely coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup dates, pitted and coarsely chopped (we use Medjool but use whatever type you like)
  • 1 cup almond ¬†milk
  • Zest of 2 oranges
  • ¬ľ cup cane sugar
  • ¬ľ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:¬†Preheat oven to 375¬į Fahrenheit, and line a large baking sheet or pan with parchment paper.

Combine the flour, ground oats, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl, and stir to combine. Add butter and cut in with your hands, a pastry mixer or a fork until the mixture becomes uniformly grainy.

Add the walnuts and dates and stir to combine. Finally, add the almond milk, orange zest, sugar, maple syrup and vanilla, and knead into a soft dough.

Using a large table spoon, scoop out equal sized balls, placing each on the parchment and flattening into a disk or into a triangular shape.

Bake 15-18 minutes until golden brown on the outside.

Maple glaze is a nice touch after they cool:)


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