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Maple Pecan Scones

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Maple Pecan Scones

I’ve got maple syrup on the brain these days and could not stop thinking about maple scones last week…

Luckily, food blog search, one of my favorite online sources for recipes, turned up just the kind of recipe I’d been hoping for. Better yet, it comes from one of my favorite new blogs, The Wednesday Chef, written by Luisa Weiss, a half America-half Italian girl who was raised in Germany but lived in NYC until she moved back to Berlin a couple of years ago. Her complicated cultural heritage appears to have given her a deep appreciation for food – both her recipes and photos are to die for.

Maple pecan scones fresh out of the oven by Eve Fox, Garden of Eating blog, copyright 2011

Luisa attributes this scone recipe to the Samuel Sewall Inn in MA (via a NYTimes article a number of years back.) The only change I made to this recipe was the addition of a maple glaze. And, if I do say so myself, it is an excellent addition – it really kinda makes the scones.

Maple scones doused with glaze by Eve Fox, Garden of Eating blog, copyright 2011

The combination of maple and pecan is pretty incredible – sweet, nutty, slightly smokey. They’re also quick and easy to make – one of my requirements for anything I bake these days.

Maple scone, cappucino and The New Yorker by Eve Fox, Garden of Eating blog, copyright 2011

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Eve Fox

Eve is the creator of The Garden of Eating, a blog about food--cooking it, eating it, and growing it. She has a legendary love of aprons and can often be found salivating over the fruits and veggies at one of the many farmers’ markets near her home in Woodstock, NY. Want even more recipes, photos, giveaways, and food-related inspiration? "Like" the Garden of Eating on Facebook, or follow Eve on Twitter or Pinterest.

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2:27PM PDT on May 22, 2012

yum

1:46PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

Hope it tastes as good as it looks :D

2:48AM PDT on Apr 9, 2012

Thank you

6:15PM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

SOUNDS YUMMY!

11:05PM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

Wonderful photos. Who can resist?

7:33PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

Oh, these sound wonderful. Thanks.

6:06PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

love to see a gluten free version.

4:54PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

love maple flavor anything. can't wait to try. thanks!

4:39PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

Here's another recipe we'll be trying!

12:36PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

I'm trying this today!

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