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Iced Coffee and Walnut Scones Recipe

Iced Coffee and Walnut Scones is a popular Continental Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 10
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp - instant coffee
  • 3 - eggs
  • 400 ml - Milk
  • 900 gms - plain white flour
  • 1 large pint - salt
  • 3 tsp - baking powder
  • 170 gms - butter, cubed
  • 55 gms - castor Sugar
  • 140 gms - walnuts, chopped coarsely
  • For Coffee Icing:
  • 2 tsp - instant coffee
  • 450 gms - icing Sugar
  • To Garnish: chopped Walnuts
  • How to Make Iced Coffee and Walnut Scones:

    1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees C.
    2. Mix the instant coffee with two tbsps of boiling water and leave it to cool.
    3. Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder into a large, wide bowl.
    4. Add butter and rub it in lightly, using your thumb and fingertips, until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    5. Stir in sugar and walnuts.
    6. Make a well in the centre.
    7. Whisk the eggs and cooked coffee with the milk.
    8. Add the dry ingredients and mix it to a soft dough.
    9. Turn it out on a floured board.
    10. Make a round shape of it.
    11. Roll out to about 2.5 cm thick and stamp into scones with a 2 cm cutter, or cut it into wedges.
    12. Put onto a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until it turns golden brown on top.
    13. Cool it on a wire rack.
    14. When the scones are cool, make the coffee icing.
    15. Mix the coffee with 2 tbsp of boiling water.
    16. Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl, add the coffee.
    17. Stir it in enough boiling water to make a mix with the consistency of thick cream.
    18. Spread generously on the scones and sprinkle with a few more nuts.
    19. Allow to set, then serve.





     

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