Cream cheese makes these beautiful apples scones SO flaky inside and maple syrup adds just the right touch of fall.---These scones are the best fall breakfast straight outta the oven!
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 25minutes
2cupswhite whole wheat flour
2tablespoonscoconut sugaror brown sugar
1/2cupcold buttercubed into 1/2-in pieces
1/3cupsoftened cream cheese
2medium applespeeled and diced into 1/2-in cubes
Additional maple syrup for brushing
Preheat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Mix in cream cheese, maple syrup, egg, cream, and vanilla until a shaggy dough forms. Mix in apples.
Turn dough onto a floured surface and gently knead several times until dough comes together. Pat dough into a 1-in thick round. Cut the round into 8 wedges and place wedges on prepared baking sheet. Brush wedges with additional maple syrup.
Bake scones at 425F 13-15 minutes or until golden-brown. Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack. Serve warm and enjoy!