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Date and Pecan Scones

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You can use this dough as a base for any fruit/nut combo, but my favourite is the date and pecan or dried fig and walnuts. These make a decadent breakfast, or snack. Sorry, I only have north american measurements! The recipe comes from a Toronto bakery, Wanda's Pie in the Sky.


Serves: 0

  • 1 cup cubed butter
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2¼ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1¼ cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup hopped pecan nuts
  • 1 cup chopped dried dates


Date and Pecan Scones is a community recipe submitted by Mishka and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Combine butter with all dry ingredients except dates and pecans. Add cream and mix JUST until crumbly.
  • Add dates and pecans by hand.
  • Pat dough into 3/4" thickness.
  • Cut into desired shape with knife or use cookie cutters.
  • Brush with bit of additional cream and sprinkle with more brown sugar.
  • Bake in oven at 350F for 20-25 min or until golden.
  • Tell us what you think