Kefir Einkorn Scones with Cranberries and Hazelnuts | © 2016 | | © 2016 |

Kefir gives a lovely, light texture to these crisp einkorn scones. If you have a nut allergy, simply use more einkorn in the dough and leave out the mix-in hazelnuts. They are especially good warm from the oven, and you can enjoy this scone on its own or smother them with some homemade jam for a great breakfast.

Kefir Einkorn Scones with Cranberries and Hazelnuts

inspired by Martha Stewart

  • 200 g Einkorn berries, milled into flour
  • 60 g Ground hazelnuts
  • 50 g Raw sugar
  • 10 g Baking powder
  • 2 g Baking soda
  • 1/3 tsp Sea salt
  • 110 g Cold butter, cut into small cubes
  • 80 g Cranberries, halved
  • 50 g Hazelnuts
  • 160 ml Kefir

  1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F. In a bowl, whisk together einkorn flour, ground hazelnuts, raw sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. Cut in butter into the flour mixture with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gently stir in the cranberries and hazelnuts. Add in kefir and stir until just combined. Do not over mix.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough gently, 5 to 10 times. Pat into a 1-inch-thick round. Cut into 8 wedges and place them on a baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Brush the top of the scones with a little kefir. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. | © 2016 | | © 2016 |


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