This is a copycat recipe from Starbucks. I've altered the recipe a little so I could use a mixer instead of a processor....soooo very yummy!!!
For The Scones
- 1 cup oats (quick or old-fashioned)
- 1 1⁄2 cups flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 1⁄2 tablespoons cold butter (small pieces)
- 1 large egg
- 1⁄2 cup half-and-half or 1⁄2 cup heavy cream
- 1⁄2-3⁄4 teaspoon maple extract
- 2⁄3 cup coarsely chopped pecans
- 1 1⁄2 cups powdered sugar
- 1⁄2 teaspoon maple extract
- 5 teaspoons water
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Using a food processor or blender, finely grind oats.
- In a mixer, mix flour, oats, sugar, salt and baking powder.
- Add maple syrup and butter and mix well.
- In a small bowl, beat the egg with the cream and maple extract.
- Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture and mix well.
- Add pecans and mix just to incorporate.
- Place dough on a floured surface. Knead and pat dough into a 8 to 10 inch circle and cut into 8 wedges.
- Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place wedges on top and bake for 13 to 15 minutes, or until light brown.
- Remove scones from oven to wire rack. Let cool about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Adjust the amount of water to get to the desired consistency. I like the glaze to be rather thick. Spread lots of glaze over each scone and dry about 15 minutes before serving.
I made a few slight changes and they turned out excellent! I've forever been searching for a Starbuck's maple oat scone recipe that comes close because I'm addicted to the original...and these come about as close as you can get! I used good maple syrup instead of water in the glaze (ended up using at least 1/4 cup with an unsifted 1 1/2 cups powd sugar) and made sure the scones were cool when I glazed them so the glaze stayed thick on top (killed me to wait!). I actually think they're better cool after they've sat for a little while. I also substituted 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour for 1/2 cup of the regular, upped the pecans to 1 cup and added a couple tbs more cream as they were not quite as moist as I would like. I also used a food processor up till adding the pecans (just pulsed the mixture to blend in ingredients then kneaded the pecans in lightly by hand). I've made them 3 times already trying to perfect the recipe and because they are SO GOOD!!!
Two of our sons worked at Starbucks. They are experts on Starbucks desserts. I made two substitutions as another writer suggested. I went with the 1/2 cup whole wheat flour and used 1 cup of nuts. My sons loved them.
Okay.. These are AMAZING! I love Starbucks anything... so I had to make these. I have made scones before, so I just used my usual method: I mixed everything in my food processor in the order listed and I made these for work, so I wanted more than 8. I formed the dough into a rectangle and cut it into 3 squares, then cut the squares into 2 triangles each, then cut the triangles into 2 smaller triangles. This gave me 12 mini scones and they were inhaled within about 20 minutes at work! Thanks for posting! Made for ZWT 4.