Low Fat Fruit and Yogurt Scones

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Nor Mac

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@Adashofloverecipepage

This is a tasty breakfast delight. Each scone only has 3 grams of fat and around 200 calories.I love Scones. I used low fat yogurt instead of the high volume of butter. It makes them so delicious, and nutritious.
You won't miss the fat at all. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/3 c
    sugar plus 2 tablespoons divided
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    melted butter,or canola oil
  • 4
    egg whites divided
  • 1 c
    low fat plain yogurt
  • 3/4 c
    cranberry craisins
  • 3/4 c
    golden raisins
  • 3/4 c
    cherry craisins
  • 1/3 c
    chopped walnuts
  • ·
    the zest of 1 orange

How to Make Low Fat Fruit and Yogurt Scones

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 400 degree's. Grease or line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. soak all of the fruit for 30 minutes or until plump in a bowl of water.Drain and discard water.
  3. Combine Flour,1/3 cup of sugar,salt,baking powder,and cinnamon. Add the oil,or melted butter,and combine with a fork really well.
  4. Whisk in 3 of the egg whites. Add orange zest,and yogurt to flour mixture.
    Add the dried fruit and nuts to the mixture.
    Mix until ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Place dough on a slightly floured surface.
    Knead dough just until ingredients are mixed. Don't knead to much.
    Divide the dough in half.
    Flatten each ball of dough in to a 3/4 inch thick Round circle.
  6. Cut each round in to 8 slices.Like cutting a pie.
    Place slices on parchment lined sheet pan,or greased pan.
    Brush the top of each slice with remaining beaten egg white.
    Sprinkle sugar on top of each slice.( you may skip this step and make an icing with powdered sugar,and skim milk if you prefer. Drizzle over them after they cool.
  7. Bake at 400 degree's for 20 minutes,or until browned.Cool and serve.

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