Apple Scones with Spiced Glaze Recipe

Apple Scones with Spiced Glaze Recipe

How To Make Apple Scones with Spiced Glaze

Crisp diced apples are mixed with buttermilk and applesauce for a tasty batch of apple scones drizzled with a flavorful spiced glaze on top.

Preparation: 1 hour
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • ½cupcold buttermilk
  • ¼cupunsweetened apple sauce
  • ¼cupdark brown sugar,packed
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1egg,large
  • cooking spray
  • 1cupwhite whole wheat flour
  • 1cupall purpose flour
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • 1tbspcinnamon
  • ¼tspnutmeg
  • ½tspsalt
  • 3tbspchilled butter,must be cold, cut into small pieces
  • 2cupsdiced apples,peeled

For Spiced Glaze:

  • 1cuppowdered sugar,sifted
  • ½tspcinnamon
  • 1pinchnutmeg
  • 2tbspcold fat free milk,plus ½ tbsp if needed


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Combine the buttermilk, applesauce, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  3. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  4. Combine the flours, baking powder, cinnamon nutmeg, and salt in another large bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  5. Cut in chilled butter with a pastry blender, or use 2 knives, until the mixture resembles a coarse meal.

  6. Fold in diced minced apples.

  7. Add buttermilk mixture, stirring just until moist.

  8. Place dough onto a floured surface and knead lightly 4 times with floured hands.

  9. Form dough into a 9-inch circle onto the baking sheet, about ¾-inch thick. Using a knife, cut dough into 12 wedges all the way through.

  10. Bake for about 18 to 20 minutes until golden, depending on the oven.

  11. Place on a cooling rack about 10 minutes.

Spiced Glaze:

  1. Mix powdered sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg with 2 tablespoons of milk, adding the rest of the milk to get the consistency to the right thickness. Stir until completely smooth.

  2. Place scones on parchment or wax paper and drizzle the glaze over the scones using a spoon then let it sit on the waxed paper to harden.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 182.78kcal
  • Fat: 4.58g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.04g
  • Fiber: 2.26g
  • Sugar: 15.88g
  • Protein: 3.40g
  • Cholesterol: 21.42mg
  • Sodium: 186.85mg
  • Calcium: 121.32mg
  • Potassium: 104.92mg
  • Iron: 1.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 35.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.07mg
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