Whole Wheat Scones

Nancy Allen


These delicious & healthy scones have buttermilk in them to make them soft.


★★★★★ 1 vote

16 scones
20 Min
15 Min


  • 1/4 c
    cold butter
  • 2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • ·
    pinch of salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Whole Wheat Scones


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Grease and flour a large baking sheet. Cut the butter into small pieces. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add butter and rub in until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, beat together the eggs and buttermilk. Set aside 2 tbsp.for glazing. Stir the remaining egg mixture into dry ingredients until it just holds together. Stir in the raisins.
  3. Roll out the dough about 3/4 inch thick. Stamp out circles with floured biscuit cutter. Place on prepared baking sheet and brush with the glaze.
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden Allow to cool slightly before serving. Split in half with a fork while still warm and spread with butter and jam, if desired.

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About Whole Wheat Scones

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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