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Vegan Lemon-Blueberry Scones

  • Servings:

    Makes 6 scones as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    20 minutes

Ingredients

This recipe from Rob Blum, owner of Knead Bakery in Burlington, Vermont, was adapted for the March/April 2019 issue of fresh. Swapping coconut oil for traditional butter and a "flax egg" (a mix of water and flaxseed) for eggs makes this scone totally vegan, and absolutely delicious.
2 Tbsp. water
1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
2 cups (10 oz.) all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup coconut oil (solid, not melted)
3/4 cup non-dairy milk
1/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
2 tsp. zest and 1 Tbsp. juice from 1 lemon
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
Vegan Lemon-Blueberry Scones

Directions

1. Place a rack in upper-middle of oven and heat to 350 degrees.
2. Stir water and flaxseed in a small bowl and let sit 5 minutes. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add coconut oil and mix with hands until oil is incorporated and broken into pea-size pieces. Whisk flaxseed mixture until smooth and add to bowl with dry ingredients.
3. Add non-dairy milk, blueberries, and lemon zest and use hands to gently fold mixture until no dry flour remains and dough forms a loose ball.
4. Turn dough out onto a heavily floured counter and roll or pat into a disk about 3/4" thick. Cut disk in half, then cut each half into thirds to form six triangles.
5. Transfer dough to a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake until scones are firm to the touch and bottoms are light golden brown, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, stir together lemon juice and confectioners' sugar in a small bowl until smooth to make a glaze.
6. Transfer baking sheet to a wire rack and let scones cool 10 minutes. Drizzle with lemon glaze and let set before serving, about 5 minutes.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, March - April, 2019

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes 6 scones
Base Nutrients
Calories 280 kcal (14%)
Calories from Fat 90
Total Fat 10 g (15%)
Saturated Fat 8 g (40%)
Cholesterol 0 n/a
Sodium 490 mg (20%)
Total Carbohydrates 43 g (14%)
Dietary Fiber 2 g (8%)
Protein 5 g (8%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Minerals
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
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