Vegan Raspberry Lemon Scones

Recipe: Vegan Raspberry Lemon Scones

Is there anything better than waking up to scones? Waking up to multiple scones, that’s what.* These vegan scones make for a great grab-and-go breakfast — or a perfect sit-down-and-savor-it breakfast. This recipe also features Nature’s Path Organic Pumpkin Seed Flax Granola, so it’s kind of like two breakfasts in one.

Speaking of two breakfasts in one, from April 17­ ­– 30, 2019, you can get two Nature’s Path cereals or granolas for $6.** That means you can look forward to a whole lot of breakfast … and more of these scones.

Vegan Raspberry Lemon Scones

Serves 8

1¾ cups whole wheat all-purpose flour
⅓ cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon lemon zest
½ tablespoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
⅓ cup plus 1 tablespoon chilled coconut oil, divided
¾ cup fresh raspberries
½ cup and 3 tablespoons unsweetened almondmilk, divided
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ cup soaked raw cashews
2 tablespoons maple syrup
⅓ cup Nature’s Path Organic Pumpkin Seed + Flax Granola

Preheat oven to 425°F. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, lemon zest, baking powder and salt. Use your hands to cut in ⅓ cup of coconut oil (or vegan butter) until it’s cut into small pea-sized pieces. Gently mix in the raspberries.

Stir together ½ cup almond milk and lemon juice. Add the almondmilk and lemon juice to the dry ingredients and stir gently with a fork until just barely combined. Transfer the dough to a floured counter and knead 8 ­– 12 times. Shape the dough into a one-inch-thick circle. Cut into eight triangles. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 15 minutes or until the scones are golden-brown.

Combine the soaked cashews, 3 tablespoons of almond milk, maple syrup and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a high-speed blender. Blend on high, pausing to scrape down the sides of the blender as needed, until smooth and creamy. Add more almondmilk to thin, if needed. Drizzle scones with icing and sprinkle with Nature’s Path Organic Pumpkin Seed + Flax Granola.

*Change to *Okay, there's one other thing that's better than waking up to scones — and that's eating with the Earth in mind just in time for Earth Day. Nature's Path has a few suggestions to help you get started, such as incorporating more plant-based meals into your diet and eating more organic foods 

**Valid 4/17/19 – 4/30/19. While supplies last. Quantities limited. Not available at Whole Foods Market 365 stores. No rain checks. U.S. only. Selections vary.

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