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Toffee-Coffee Pecan Scones with a Kahlua Glaze

Katerina | Diethood
Perfectly soft, tender and moist Tofee-Coffee Pecan Scones with Kahlua Glaze! You'll love the toffee, kahlua and pecan flavor combination. 
Servings : 12 servings
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Refrigeration Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. espresso powder
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 6 tbsp. Sugar
  • Zest of one Lemon
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter cold and cut into cubes
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • ½ cup Greek Yogurt plain or Vanilla
  • ½ cup coffee pecans or regular pecans
  • ½ cup toffee pieces
  • Kahlua Glaze
  • Ingredients:
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Kahlua
  • ¼ cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tsp. Espresso Powder
  • ¼ cup Greek Yogurt

Instructions
 

  • Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In the bowl of a food processor add in the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and lemon zest, pulse to blend.
  • Add the cubes of butter and pulse until the butter has been cut into the mixture, it should likecoarse grains of sand.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, espresso powder, cream, and vanilla until combined.
  • Add to the flour mixture and mix with a spoon until the mixture just starts to come together. Do not over mix.
  • Add the pecans and toffee pieces and gently fold together, Mix just enough to incorporate.
  • Form the mixture into a ball and place on the parchment paper.
  • Use your hands to form the dough into a large circle and flatten about one inch thick.
  • Cut circle in half, then half again, and once more, to create 8 equal pieces.
  • Brush the pieces with a little cream or milk to get a good finish.
  • Refrigerate scones for 20 minutes before baking to keep them from spreading
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a deep golden brown in color.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • While the scones are cooling make the glaze.
  • Add the Kahlua, cream, espresso powder and confectioners’ sugar in small bowl mix well.
  • Add in the Greek Yogurt, and let rest for 5 minutes to build flavor.
  • Drizzle the glaze over the tops of the scones and serve!

Notes

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 18

Nutrition

Calories: 386 kcal | Carbohydrates: 47 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 20 g | Saturated Fat: 11 g | Cholesterol: 51 mg | Sodium: 94 mg | Potassium: 239 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 29 g | Vitamin A: 575 IU | Calcium: 87 mg | Iron: 1.2 mg | Net Carbs: 47 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine: English
Keyword: kahlua glaze, scones recipes, toffee