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Quinoa-Strawberry Scones


We have virtually fallen in love with scones. Most importantly because they tend to be on the guilt-free side. They can be made with less sugar and less fat and they satisfy the cravings just as well.


Here is another version of scones made with quinoa and strawberries for Day 4 of BM #14.


Ingredients - 


Wheat Flour 1 cup
Cooked Quinoa 1/2 cup
All Purpose Flour / Maida 1/2 cup
Baking Powder 1 Tbsp
Sugar 3 Tbsp
Salt a pinch
Soy Milk 2/3 cup
Apple Cider Vinegar 1 1/2 tsp

Vegetable Oil 2 Tbsp
Strawberries, washed, hulled and chopped 1 cup

Quinoa-Strawberry Scones

Method Of Preparation -


Preheat the oven to 375 F.


Grind the cooked quinoa to a fine paste and set aside.


Mix apple cider vinegar and soy milk in a small bowl and set aside.


In a mixing bowl, add the flours, baking powder, salt, sugar and incorporate the quinoa paste in the flour mixture.


Add the vegetable oil and mix well until it resembles crumbs.


Slowly add the soy milk mixture into the flour mixture and mix gently to get a clumpy but not sticky dough.


Gently press on a floured surface to get a 1/2 inch thick disc. With a Pizza cutter mark 8 wedges on it and transfer on to a lined baking sheet.


Bake for about 15-17 min or until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.


Cool on a wire rack and enjoy!


Check to see what the fellow marathoners are cooking for BM #14.  
 

Sending this to "HITS ~Fiber Rich Foods" happening at Spicy Treats.  


Preparation Time 10 min + baking time 15 min
Makes 8 scones

17 comments

  1. Jayanthi Says:
  2. I love scones too Harini and you've given the super healthy version by adding quinoa. Lovely!!! I definitely need to try it.

     
  3. Square Meals Says:
  4. The scones look yummy. I have never tried baking with quinoa!

    Aparna from Square Meals

     
  5. sangee vijay Says:
  6. such a healthy version of scones...lovely combination...looks so good!!
    And Thank you so much Harini for linking all your healthy recipes to my event...

     
  7. Anu Says:
  8. A different one scones with quinoa,sounds interesting

     
  9. Srivalli Says:
  10. Harini, I have been so wanting to make one version of scones and here you are making so many varieties!..:)..nice one..

     
  11. Radhika Says:
  12. Healthy variation to the scones. thanks for sharing.

     
  13. Degchi Says:
  14. This is the healthiest version of scone. Love it.

     
  15. Aarthi Says:
  16. healthy scones

     
  17. Rasi Says:
  18. This is such a healthy one.. would love to try this


    Ongoing Event : I'm The Star

     
  19. Prathibha Says:
  20. delicious scones..looks perfect n nice

     
  21. Kalyani Says:
  22. simply superb Harini ! bookmarking this :)


    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Event : Holi Fest – Colourful Palette
    Event : Bake Fest # 5

     
  23. Nupur Says:
  24. Wow Harini, one of the best recipes of Scones I have met ..

    good job Girl !

     
  25. This looks so great Harini

     
  26. Rajani Says:
  27. These look heavenly! They are really making my mouth water...yummy

     
  28. Suma Gandlur Says:
  29. They look lovely and also like the addition of quinoa. Let me see if I can bake them tomorrow. :)

     
  30. Shanthi Says:
  31. Looks yummy and superb

     
  32. very nice

     
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