Maple Bacon Scones

Maple Bacon Scones
Prime Roots

by Prime Roots
February 16, 2021

Did someone say scones?! Yep. We sure did. 

  • Delicious, nutritious good-for-you plant-based dessert. Or brekkie. Snack? These vegan scones are perfect for tea time or a midnight snack. Your house will smell like a brown sugar, coconutty dream in no time. Oh, and the maple syrup icing is to die for!
  • And know what else? Scoop this dough into cupcake tins and BOOM. You have vegan maple bacon cupcakes that your friends and family will love!

Ingredients

Scone Dough

  • - 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • - 1/2 cup oat flour
  • - 2 oz. Prime Roots Plant Based Bacon
  • - 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • - 2 Tbsp baking powder
  • - 1 Tsp salt
  • - 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • - 1 cup coconut oil
  • - 2 Tbsp flax meal + 3 Tbs water
  • - 3/4 cup of coconut cream

Icing

  • - 1 Cup powdered sugar
  • - 3 Tbsp oat milk
  • - 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • - 1 Tsp salt

 

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Prepare Prime Roots bacon: lightly grease a frying pan with refined coconut oil (or another high smoke point oil). Saute bacon strips on medium-low heat until crispy. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towels and let cool. Chop into small pieces.
3. Prepare the scone dough: add all dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
4. Add cold coconut oil in chunks and cut into dry mixture with a pastry cutter or fork until coconut oil is in pea-sized chunks. Stir in chopped pecans.
5. Prepare the flax egg: mix flax meal with water and let thicken for up to 5 minutes. Add to dry mixture along with coconut cream.
6. Stir and finish by kneading together for a minute until everything is combined.
7. Flour a smooth surface and knead dough out into a large disk, about an inch thick. Cut into triangles with a pizza cutter or knife.
8. Place scones on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 20-25 minutes.
9. Prepare the icing: whisk together all ingredients.
10. Once scones are done, let cool. Drizzle with icing and top with bacon.

 

 

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