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Maple Glazed Scones - fluffy moist scones topped with a thick maple glaze!
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Maple Glazed Cinnamon Scones

These soft and fluffy cinnamon scones are topped with a thick, rich maple glaze. These are just perfect for a chilly morning!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast recipes, holiday recipes, party recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 scones
Calories 336kcal

Ingredients

For the scones

  • 3 1/4 cups flour plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cold heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

For the maple glaze

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon maple extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • To make the scones, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt to a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Pour in the heavy cream and vanilla and stir with a wooden spoon until just combined.
  • Place dough on a floured work surface and use your hands to separate dough into two evenly sized balls.
  • Pat each ball into a circle about 8 inches across and 1 inch thick. Use a pizza cutter or knife to cut each circle of dough into 8 triangles.
  • Place triangles on baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until light and fluffy and golden brown. Do not overbake.
  • While scones are cooling, prepare the glaze.  Add brown sugar, butter, and milk to a small sauce pan over low heat and whisk until butter has melted. Heat for 5 minutes, whisking occasionally, to warm milk.
  • Remove from the heat and whisk in maple syrup and maple extract.
  • Gradually stir in powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, until the glaze is smooth and thick.
  • Dip the tops of each scone in the glaze and let set.

Nutrition

Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 166mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1.3mg