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Apple Cranberry Scones

Apple Cranberry Scones - vegan-friendly scones filled with apples and topped with a sweet cranberry glaze | thealmondeater.com

These apple cranberry scones are vegan-friendly, filled with apples and topped with a sweet cranberry glaze.

Ingredients

for the scones:

for the cranberry syrup:

for the glaze:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Start by making your flax egg: combine flaxseed meal and water together in a small dish, stir, then wait a few minutes for the “egg” to form.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; then, cut in the cold butter and use a pastry blender or your hands to mix them together (this should take 1-2 mins).
  4. Next, add flax egg, melted butter, milk, and vanilla to that bowl and stir to combine. Last, stir in the chopped apples. The dough should be sticky!
  5. Flour a flat surface then place dough on that surface and use your hands to form it into a 1″ thick circle. Use a floured knife to cut dough into 8 scones, then place them on a baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Brush scones with a little melted butter then bake scones for 20-25 minutes.
  6. While scones are baking, make the cranberry glaze: combine cranberries, water and sugar in a saucepan over high heat. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and simmer for 10 minutes, using a wooden spoon to help break down the cranberries.
  7. Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer and discard the smashed cranberries. Pour 2 tbsp cranberry syrup into a bowl, then add the powdered sugar and whisk to combine (either by hand or with an electric mixer).
  8. Once scones are done and have cooled for a few minutes, drizzle the glaze over top.
  9. Enjoy!

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