A US twist to a very British recipe: Scones with Maple Syrup icing

Published Saturday, Aug 23 2014, 17:40 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Forget serving your scones with cream and jam, give them an American twist with this dead easy recipe.

It involves topping the scones with maple syrup icing and a sprinkle of yummy nuts, adding a nice crunch to this sweet treat. Yum!

Scones with maple syrup icing

© Genesis Crafty


  • 100g icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Handful of chopped walnuts, hazelnuts and pecan nuts
  • 1 packet of Genesis Crafty Sultana Scones


1 Mix your icing sugar with a spoonful of butter and 3 spoonfuls of maple syrup.

2 Coat your scones with the icing and sprinkle with a mixture of chopped walnuts, hazelnuts and pecan nuts – add a big mug of coffee for an American twist on the traditional British afternoon tea!

Prep Time

5 - 10 minutes

Nutrition Information

Makes 4 scones

Recipe created for Genesis Crafty by lifestyle blogger Coralie Grassin of Teatime in Wonderland

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