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Strawberry Ginger Oat Scones

Adapted from Cookin Canuck

Strawberry Ginger Oat Scones ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #healthy #scone #recipe

I made these scones when we were up at my parents’ place last time. We didn’t coordinate very well on who was bringing what and found ourselves with an over-abundance of fresh strawberries. So I was tasked with using up some of the strawberries.

I debated over several berry recipes, but settled on these healthy scones. I loved the taste of oats in these scones and the heart-healthy fiber they contribute. The oats are ground before they go in the scones to make a sort of oatmeal flour. They are still perfectly moist, tender, and wonderful. The ginger adds a nice little zing of flavor.

Strawberry Ginger Oat Scones

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: About 12 scones

Strawberry Ginger Oat Scones

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups old-fashioned oats (for 1 cup oat flour)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups roughly chopped strawberries
  • 1/2 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg white
  • About 1 Tablespoon raw (Turbinado) sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Put the oats in a handi chopper and blend them up until they are fine ground.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix up the oats, flours, sugar, baking powder, ginger and salt. Using two knives, a pastry cutter, or your fingers, cut the butter into the flour mixture until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Toss the strawberries in the flour mixture to coat them.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the milk, vanilla, and egg till well mixed. Gently stir the egg mixture into the flour mixture to form a wet batter. Dust with flour if needed in order to handle the dough..
  4. Dump the batter onto the prepared baking sheet and form it into a large circle about 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle with raw sugar, then cut the scones with a large chef's knife or dough knife. Bake at 425 for about 20 minutes or until the scones are nicely browned and done in the middle.
  5. Cut the scones again with the knife on the score lines to separate the scones.

Notes

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Strawberry Ginger Oat Scones ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #healthy #scone #recipe

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