Blueberry Oat Scones (Gluten & Dairy Free)

So my new thing right now is scones. I’m trying to cut back on my sugar intake (darn sweet tooth of mine!) and I don’t really think about all the sugar in muffins, which is usually my breakfast standby. Scones are just as yummy but without all that sugar! And, contrary to what most people think, they really are quite easy to make! As long as you have a pastry blender handy, its simple! These are both gluten and dairy free and they couldn’t be any tastier! I like to think they’re actually pretty healthy too since they have minimal sugar and these are made with oats and of course, delicious blueberries! The cinnamon gives it a nice flavor, but now I’m thinking that some orange peel would be great in here too! These are even easier than “regular” scones because these are drop scones. You seriously just mix up all the ingredients in a bowl and then drop spoonfuls on a pan and bake. BAM…..you’re done and eating them in like 25 minutes! These are light and tender and flaky with juicy blueberries bursting in each bite! I used frozen blueberries so they mixed up a lot easier without breaking too. Hope you’ll give these a try…. next up: blackberry scones! Enjoy 🙂

Blueberry Oat Scones (Printable Version)

Ingredients:

1 1/2 c gluten free flour

3/4 tsp xanthan gum

2 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar

2 tsp baking powder

3/4 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/3 c non dairy butter

1/2 c old fashioned oats

1 c frozen (or fresh) blueberries

7 ounces almond milk

1/2 tsp vanilla

Topping:

oats

sugar

cinnamon

Directions:

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut in butter. Stir in oats and blueberries. Stir in milk & vanilla until just combined. Drop dough into 2-inch mounds onto parchment paper lined baking sheet, spacing 3 inches apart. Sprinkle on toppings. Bake for 20 minutes at 400 F.

Yield: 7

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2 Comments »

  1. the Jilb Said:

    I love scones, and these look divine!

    • NutMeg Said:

      Thank you! I do too! I’ve got some great new ones I’ll be trying soon! So stay tuned! 🙂


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