Lavender Vanilla Bean Scones with Vanilla Bean Glaze

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Author Notes: I absolutely fell in love with the petite vanilla scones at starbucks and because I am a natural vanilla bean addict, I thought I must make my own version of the scones. I also love using culinary lavender, which just so happens to complement vanilla beans perfectly. So, bada-bing! The lavender vanilla bean scone was born. Oh, and they are gluten-free so celiacs can enjoy!misschels

Serves 8

Lavender Vanilla Bean Scones

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1.5 tablespoons culinary lavender buds
  • 1 whole vanilla bean, split and scraped of seeds
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and lavender buds.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and agave nectar. Add the vanilla bean and whisk again.
  3. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  4. Chill dough briefly in the fridge for about 15 minutes.
  5. Pat the dough into a slab about an inch and a half onto a parchment lined counter top.
  6. Cut dough into desired shapes using a biscuit cutter or a sharp knife (I used a 3 1/16 in. biscuit cutter)
  7. Bake at 350 F on a parchment lined baking sheet for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Let scones cool and drizzle with the vanilla bean glaze.

Vanilla Bean Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 whole vanilla bean, split and scraped of seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoon unsweetened, vanilla almond milk, as needed
  1. In a small bowl, whisk all of the ingredients together until smooth. You want a thick glaze in the end.
  2. Drizzle glaze over scones.

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