Whole Wheat Almond Scones

Whole Wheat Almond Scones

These almond scones perfectly fit the bill. With only two tablespoons of sugar in a full dozen scones, these only have a hint of sweetness. Toasted almonds permeate the dough and when served fresh from the oven they are moist, flaky and a perfect accompaniment to a morning cup of coffee or tea.

Ingredients

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1 cup blanched almonds (whole, slivered or sliced), toasted

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The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1 cup blanched almonds (whole, slivered or sliced), toasted

2 tablespoons sugar

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ugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources.

2 tablespoons sugar

1 large egg

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Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

1 large egg

1/3 cup cold heavy cream

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Sour cream is a dairy product obtained by fermenting regular cream with certain kinds of lactic acid bacteria. The bacterial culture, which is introduced either deliberately or naturally, sours and thickens the cream.

1/3 cup cold heavy cream

1/4 cup cold whole milk

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Soy milk is a plant based drink produced by soaking dried soybeans and grinding them in water. A traditional staple of East Asian cuisine, soy milk is a stable emulsion of oil, water and protein.

1/4 cup cold whole milk

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

1 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour

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wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

1 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

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Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

1/4 teaspoon salt

8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces

Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces

1/4 cup sliced almonds (for decoration, optional)

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1/4 cup sliced almonds (for decoration, optional)

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Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1 cup blanched almonds (whole, slivered or sliced), toasted

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Ingredient Image

ugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources.

2 tablespoons sugar

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Ingredient Image

Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

1 large egg

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Ingredient Image

Sour cream is a dairy product obtained by fermenting regular cream with certain kinds of lactic acid bacteria. The bacterial culture, which is introduced either deliberately or naturally, sours and thickens the cream.

1/3 cup cold heavy cream

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Ingredient Image

Soy milk is a plant based drink produced by soaking dried soybeans and grinding them in water. A traditional staple of East Asian cuisine, soy milk is a stable emulsion of oil, water and protein.

1/4 cup cold whole milk

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Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

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Ingredient Image

wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

1 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour

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Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

1 tablespoon baking powder

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Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

1/4 teaspoon salt

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Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces

4749261B-AED3-47A6-9FC0-E0609AE2D78E

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1/4 cup sliced almonds (for decoration, optional)

1 cup blanched almonds (whole, slivered or sliced), toasted

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1 cup blanched almonds (whole, slivered or sliced), toasted

2 tablespoons sugar

Ingredient Image

ugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources.

2 tablespoons sugar

1 large egg

Ingredient Image

Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

1 large egg

1/3 cup cold heavy cream

Ingredient Image

Sour cream is a dairy product obtained by fermenting regular cream with certain kinds of lactic acid bacteria. The bacterial culture, which is introduced either deliberately or naturally, sours and thickens the cream.

1/3 cup cold heavy cream

1/4 cup cold whole milk

Ingredient Image

Soy milk is a plant based drink produced by soaking dried soybeans and grinding them in water. A traditional staple of East Asian cuisine, soy milk is a stable emulsion of oil, water and protein.

1/4 cup cold whole milk

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

1 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour

Ingredient Image

wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

1 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

1/4 teaspoon salt

8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces

Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces

1/4 cup sliced almonds (for decoration, optional)

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1/4 cup sliced almonds (for decoration, optional)

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