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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Whole Wheat Blueberry Scones

Ingredients:
* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1-3/4 cups whole wheat flour
* 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
* 4 teaspoons baking powder
* 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
* 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
* 1-3/4 cups buttermilk
* 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
* 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions:
* In a large bowl, combine the flours, brown sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Stir in blueberries. Turn onto a floured surface; gently knead 10 times.
* Transfer dough to a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Pat into a 9-in. circle. Cut into 12 wedges, but do not separate. Sprinkle with sugar.
* Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Analysis: 1 scone equals 225 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

~~Whole Wheat Blueberry Scones published in Light & Tasty February/March 2006, p8~~

2 comments:

The Fajdich Times said...

Great recipe! I'll be back to check out the rest. Very nice blog. Hope you stop by for a visit:)

parTea lady said...

Blueberry scones are my favorite. This sounds like a good recipe for them. Thanks.