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Maple pecan scones on a blue plate

Maple Pecan Scones for Two

When you don't want to make a big batch try these delicious and simple maple pecan scones! Make one for yourself and a loved one.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 scones
Calories 416 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Scones

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans toasted
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1-½ tsp. baking powder
  • 3 tbsp. salted butter cut into ¼ inch cubes
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup

Glaze

  • 3 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. pure maple syrup

Instructions
 

Scones

  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with wax paper and spread chopped pecans in a single layer on baking sheet. Toast pecans for 3-4 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
  • Set oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine cream and maple syrup. Set aside.
  • Mix flour and baking powder. Scatter butter over top and mix with a pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
  • Add toasted pecans and stir to combine.
  • Stir in cream and syrup mixture until dough begins to form, about 30 seconds.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured counter and knead until rough, slightly sticky ball forms, about 15 seconds. Shape dough into 5-inch round, about ¾ inch thick. Cut dough into 4 wedges.
  • Place wedges on the same baking sheet you used for the pecans. Bake until scone tops are light golden brown. 18-22 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through baking. Transfer to wire rack and let cool for 20 minutes.

Glaze

  • While scones bake, whisk powdered sugar and maple syrup together in bowl. Once scones are cool, drizzle with glaze. Let glaze set for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 416kcal (21%)Carbohydrates: 44g (15%)Protein: 5g (10%)Fat: 25g (38%)Saturated Fat: 13g (81%)Cholesterol: 65mg (22%)Sodium: 158mg (7%)Potassium: 100mg (3%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 18g (20%)Vitamin A: 714IU (14%)Calcium: 80mg (8%)Iron: 2mg (11%)

Nutritional information provided is for one serving and is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Total Servings 4 scones
Keyword for two, small batch
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