Maple Pecan Scones

Leave a comment

2012/03/21 by nikkiledford

I made these over my rainy Southern California weekend. They were inspired by a recipe at my work, but I tweaked it a bit. I also brought them to the Team workout at the gym. What can I say? I’m a generous person who loves to share delicious items. Ok, that’s only half true. I also didn’t want to have 13 scones laying around my kitchen all weekend, begging to be eaten.

This one got a bit more “frosting” than “glaze”

Maple Pecan Scones

3/4 c. coconut flour
1/4 c. almond flour
1/2 c. coconut oil, melted
1/2 c. maple syrup
3/4 c. chopped pecans
8 eggs
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. salt
dash of cinnamon and nutmeg

Glaze

5 dates, soaked
3 Tbsp. coconut milk
1 Tbsp. water
1 tsp. vanilla extract
pinch of sea salt

  1. In a large bowl, blend together eggs, vanilla, and maple syrup.
  2. Slowly add oil while blending.
  3. Add flours, salt, and spices. Mix thoroughly. Let sit for 5 mins.
  4. Fold in pecans.
  5. Bake at 375 for 7-8 mins. Add glaze (see below). Bake additional 3-5 mins.

Glaze:

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender.
  2. Drizzle or dollop on scones halfway through their baking time.

The whole scone family, waiting to be eaten by hungry CrossFit beasts

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

InstaPlate

I haven't been making a ton of smoothies lately but this afternoon I was debating whether or not I wanted iced coffee and instead made this Banana Matcha situation. I think I made the correct choice.
•
Blend:
1 frozen banana
1 heaping teaspoon Matcha powder
2 kale leaves
1 handful ice
1 c. almond milk
2 scoops collagen peptides •
Drizzle some almond butter on top for feels. 🌮🥑🌶🌮🥑🌶
Sometimes people say, "More isn't better, more is just more."
•
To that I say: Except tacos, always more tacos.
•
Especially made Paleo! #streettacos with Shredded tri tip and a slice of avocado cause #moreisbetter A client just lent me this incredible cookbook. I am so excited to make EVERYTHING in it! And #makeitpaleo #israelicooking #ancestraldiets Big Dog ❤️#tinyforpresident

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 786 other followers

%d bloggers like this: