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Pineapple and Macadamia Nut Scones

Blueberry or maple scones may be the norm, but who wants to eat the same old scone every morning? These island-inspired vegan scones boast chewy pineapple, macadamia nuts, and coconut, giving your tastebuds an instant tropic vacation for breakfast.

Blueberry or maple scones may be the norm, but who wants to eat the same old scone every morning? These island-inspired vegan scones boast chewy pineapple, macadamia nuts, and coconut, giving your tastebuds an instant tropic vacation for breakfast.
Blueberry or maple scones may be the norm, but who wants to eat the same old scone every morning? These island-inspired vegan scones boast chewy pineapple, macadamia nuts, and coconut, giving your tastebuds an instant tropic vacation for breakfast.

Pineapple and Macadamia Nut Scones

Makes 8 scones

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup coconut flakes

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest

  • 8 tablespoons vegan margarine, cut into pieces

  • 2 ounces Ener-G egg substitute

  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons coconut milk

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dried pineapple

  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts

  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, coconut, sugar, baking powder, salt, and orange zest.

  3. Add margarine and rub it into the flour mixture.

  4. Add egg substitute and 1/3 cup coconut milk. Mix until ingredients are just combined.

  5. Add pineapple and nuts and mix until a dough forms.

  6. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead into an 8-inch disk. Cut into 8 wedges.

  7. Place scones on a baking sheet. Brush with remaining coconut milk and sprinkle with raw sugar.

  8. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned and firm.

  9. Let cool slightly on the baking sheet then serve warm.


Cook's note: Canned coconut milk often separates in the can. Before opening, vigorously shake can and, if necessary, whisk coconut milk before using.

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