Date And Walnut Scones Recipe

Date and walnut scones are a delightful treat that combines the sweetness of dates with the crunchiness of walnuts. These scones are tender and flaky, with a rich and buttery flavor. They are perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea. Serve them warm with a dollop of clotted cream or butter for a truly indulgent experience.

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Date And Walnut Scones

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Ingredients for Date And Walnut Scones Recipe

  • 1/5 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.03 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/10 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/20 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/20 cup Cold Unsalted Butter, Cut Into Small Pieces
  • 1/20 cup Chopped Dates
  • 1/20 cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 1/20 cup Milk
  • 1/10 Large Egg

Directions: Date And Walnut Scones Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Add cold butter to the bowl and use your fingers or a pastry cutter to cut it into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • STEP 4.Stir in chopped dates and chopped walnuts.
  • STEP 5.In a separate bowl, whisk together milk and egg.
  • STEP 6.Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  • STEP 7.Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead it a few times until it comes together.
  • STEP 8.Shape the dough into a circle and cut it into wedges.
  • STEP 9.Place the scones on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • STEP 10.Bake the scones for about 15-18 minutes, until they are golden brown.
  • STEP 11.Serve the date and walnut scones warm with clotted cream or butter.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the butter is cold and cut into small pieces to achieve a flaky texture.
  • Do not overmix the dough, as it can result in tough scones. Mix until just combined.
  • If you don't have dates, you can substitute with raisins or dried cranberries.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover scones can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat the scones, place them in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 5 minutes, or until warmed through.
  • Serve the date and walnut scones warm with a dollop of clotted cream or butter.
calories per serving
5 g Fat2 g Protein11 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp