Lemon Scones with Maple Glaze

Lemon Scones with Maple Glaze

May 17, 2021

These butter free, low added sugar, whole grain scones are delicious!  I love to include these on a weekend morning brunch.  Bonus: they are so easy to whip up!

Lemon Scones with Maple Glaze

Prep Time10 min
Cook Time10 min
Total Time20 min


  • 2 Cups spelt or whole wheat flour (you can substitute with whole wheat flour or part white flour)
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon zest
  • 3 Tbsp Oil
    Maple Glaze
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Zest
  • pinch of salt


  • 1. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. (That is, all dry ingredients).
  • 2. In another bowl mix the liquid ingredients; in this case they would be milk, egg, oil, honey and lemon zest. (When they are mixed, remove a tablespoon and reserve as this will help us to glaze them before baking)
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  • 3. Little by little incorporate the mixture of liquids into the mixture of dry ingredients until they are mixed well until they form a mass. (If the mixture still looks very liquid or sticky, use flour until it is a compact dough).
  • 4. Work dough into a ball. Press into an 8-inch disc. With a sharp knife, cut into 8 wedges. Place scones 3 inches apart on a lined baking sheet.
  • 5. Glaze the scones with the tablespoon of the reserved liquid ingredients, Bake at 425 ° F for approximately 10 minutes or until golden brown. While scones are baking, prepare maple glaze.
    Maple Glaze
  • 1. Combine all ingredients of glaze and mix well. Pour glaze on hot scones.

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