Northwoods Maple Coffee Scones
By: Carrie Sherril - Forrestville, WI - 2019
"These scones are perfect for Thanksgiving morning, while you are getting all the food ready with family. They pair perfectly with a mug of Door County Coffee and are the perfect Fall breakfast treat!!"
This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Cafe.
Featured ingredient: Door County Maple Coffee Full-Pot Bag
- 2 Tbls. Door County Maple Coffee grounds
- ¼ cup boiling water
- 5 cups flour
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 2 cups cooked wild rice, cooled
- ½ cup flaxseed meal
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 2 Tbls. Baking Powder
- 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 cup cold butter, cut in small pieces
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 ½ cups buttermilk or half and half
- 2 egg yolks (reserve whites to brush tops of scones)
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped
- 1 ½ cups dried cranberries
- 2 Tbls. Soft butter
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 Tbls.Maple syrup
- Remaining strong brewed Maple coffee (about 1 Tbls)
- Half and half to desired consistency (about 1 ½ Tbls)
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line 2 large, or 3 medium sheet pans with parchment paper.
2. Measure 2 Tbls. Door County Maple coffee grounds into small dish. Add ¼ cup boiling water. Cover. Let steep 10 minutes, strain. Set aside for later.
3. In a large bowl, combine first 8 ingredients (stir together, do not use mixer).
4. Cut in cold butter pieces using pastry blender or 2 forks until butter is pea sized. Set aside.
5. In a separate medium bowl, combine next 4 ingredients. (sour cream through maple syrup). Add 2 Tbls. Of your strong brewed Maple coffee.
6. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients in large bowl and mix together until it forms a dough. Turn out onto a floured surface, knead gently to combine.
7. Keep surface and hands well floured; dough will be sticky. Work the pecans and dried cranberries into the dough. Cut dough into 4 pieces.
8. Shape each piece into a flattened disc approximately 7 inches in diameter. Brush top with beaten egg whites. Cut each disc into 6 wedges. Place wedges on prepared baking sheet.
9. Bake at 400 degrees approximately 20-25 minutes.
10. Drizzle with Maple Glaze while slightly warm.
Makes 2 dozen