10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Cut through the circle of dough, but do not separate the wedges. This allows them to bake as one large scone, and they will be much moister than scones baked separately.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine 2/3 cup milk and the coffee granules in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 1 minute; stir until coffee dissolves. Cover and chill completely. Stir in vanilla and egg.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 425°.

Step 3

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients (flour through cinnamon) in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the mixture resembles coarse meal. (The flour mixture and butter can also be combined in a food processor; pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal.) Stir in walnuts. Add milk mixture, stirring just until moist (dough will be sticky).

Step 4

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times with floured hands. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 10 wedges; do not separate. Brush the dough with 2 teaspoons milk; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until browned. Serve warm.

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Ratings & Reviews

smd1212's Review

June 11, 2012
Delicious, not too sweet, great with a cup of coffee. Definitely putting into baking rotation.

101angelica's Review

June 17, 2010
well it doesn't get any easier than this!!! When your limited on ingredients, it's the go to recipe! Great for a coffee date with other parents or breakfast!!! I used Nescafe Instant Espresso and it's a bit stronger so I only used 1 table spoon. They rose nicely and taste great! I love scones!!!!