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Breakfast Scones Recipe

Breakfast Scones Recipe

Add a teaspoon of ground cinnamon with the flour for a tasty variation.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • 1. In a bowl, combine flours, brown sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk until a soft dough forms. Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead gently 10-12 times or until no longer sticky.
  • 2. Divide dough in half; gently pat or roll each half into an 8-in. circle 1/2 in thick. Cut each circle into eight wedges. Separate wedges and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 15-18 minutes. Yield: 16 scones.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 190 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Breakfast Scones

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puzzlemad User ID: 3329799 223741
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2015

"Tried these today and they are the best by far! I made according to the recipe but needed to add 1 tsp. regular milk because the dough was too crumbly. I also added a few mini chocolate chips. Delicious!"

key-ko User ID: 2829787 223283
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2015

"So soft and great flavor, family favorite breakfast !"

mrenda User ID: 5393618 41184
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2012

"These were wonderful! We really enjoyed them. They were light and tender and very quick to get in the oven!"

geneinie User ID: 6742940 41183
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2012

"Excellent recipe! I also added some cinnamon and topped the hot scones with a powdered sugar vanilla glaze. The kids ask for this every morning for breakfast."

FarmerGig User ID: 4442248 38181
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2010

"Surprisingly good, for being so basic. Great flavor, light texture."

GingerBonnet User ID: 4249942 16076
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"Made these for a friend's mom recovering from surgery- the family loved them since they were soft and delicious, with just a little taste of cinnamon. Pretty easy to make too!"

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