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Coffee Scones with Maple, Raisins and Rye #BreadBakers

Coffee Scones with Maple, Raisins and Rye combine  unusual  ingredients for a healthy great flavor straight from  your  home  oven.

Coffee Scones with Maple

Coffee Scones with Maple, Raisins and Rye

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

Coffee Scones with Maple is my  recipe of  the day with the Bread Bakers blogging group. We join  forces  once  per  month to post delicious  bread recipes for you on a  given theme. This month is for rye breads.

Coffee Scones with Maple

I had been  wondering what I might  make for this event since although I had some rye flour on  hand,  I did not have a lot. Much flour  is in  short supply during  the pandemic.

I  was at a bit  of a loss until  I saw  an  ad for a local baker (Sixteen Bricks) advertise rye scones as part of  their “Saturday Bake Sale” (I love  their breads!). It sounds very interesting and  I wondered why I had never thought  of making scones with  rye.

And the wonderful thing is that these don’t require too much of any type of flour. After I dug  around my pantry to see what would work with it, this  is  what I got.

I have to say these are fantastic! And you really can’t  tell until you  taste them how well  it works  together. But I guess Sixteen Bricks knew and  my trust was well  placed. Although I think  they may have done theirs with chocolate and orange as flavor components. I’ve already forgotten.

Bill  loves these as much  as I  do and it just encourages me to explore baking with rye  even  further, so don’t be surprised  if  you see  even more weirdly delicious creations from me in the near future. After all, I  have  since found  another bag of rye flour so I  am “armed and  ready”!

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Today, the Bread Bakers, hosted by Karen’s Kitchen Stories, are baking breads with rye. I’m excited to see everyone’s rye breads!

#BreadBakers is a group of bread loving bakers who get together once a month to bake bread with a common ingredient or theme. You can see all our lovely bread by following our Pinterest board right here. Links are also updated after each event on the #BreadBakers home page. We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient.
Organic Rye Flour

Coffee Scones with Maple, Raisins and Rye

Coffee Scones with Maple

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Coffee Scones with Maple, Raisins and Rye

Coffee Scones with Maple Raisins and Rye

Sue Lau
Prep Time 18 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Course Bread, Quick Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Equipment

  • parchment or silpat

Ingredients
  

Scones:

  • 8 tablespoons frozen butter grated
  • 1 cup rye flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons Instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Topping:

  • 30 raisins
  • 2 tablespoons coarse crystal sugars

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Stir together the flours with the baking powder and work in the frozen butter shreds until crumbly.
  • Add the remaining scone ingredients and mix in gently, kneading a few times to make a good dough.
  • Divide into six pieces of dough and shape into rounds on a parchment lines baking sheet (or use silpat).
  • Decorate tops with additional raisins, pressing them in firmly and fairly deep.
  • Sprinkle tops with coarse sugars and bake for 20-22 minutes or until golden and done.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Rye Breads, Scones

Coffee Scones with Maple

Sourdough Rye Starter


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6 responses

  1. Scones are great with rye since you don’t miss the lower gluten levels. In fact, perhaps that helps them to be fluffier. I don’t know why I don’t bake more with rye either, Sue. We love the flavor.

  2. Now that is innovative, we had to think out of the box due to no. Availability of flours or less flour and you have come with some delicious scones which will be perfect for breakfast

    • I was inspired by a local baker. All his stuff is fab so the trust was already in place.

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