Cinnamon Raisin Scones – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 8 scones)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Cinnamon Raisin Scones
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1 3/4 cups plus 3 tablespoons flour

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3 tablespoons sugar

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1 tablespoon baking powder

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1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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1/2 teaspoon salt

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2 tablespoons butter

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2 tablespoons applesauce

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1/2 cup low fat milk

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1 egg

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Directions:
1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, measure 1 3/4 cup flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix together with a large spoon.
2. Melt butter and place in a medium bowl with the applesauce. Add milk, egg and raisins. Stir until ingredients are blended.
3. Add wet ingredients to flour mixture. Stir until dough forms into a ball.
4. Sprinkle the 3 tablespoons flour on a flour surface. Flour your hands well and move dough from bowl to surface. Knead the dough by using the heel of your hand to push the dough away from you. Then with your hands, pull the dough back toward you, folding over as you pull it. Repeat this for about 1 minute.
5. Place the kneaded dough on an ungreased cookie sheet or pizza pan. Pat the dough into an 8″ circle. With a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into 8 wedges.
6. Place baking sheet in a preheated 425º oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

 

Variations:
small bullet Instead of raisins, try other dried, chopped fruit such as apples, apricot, mango, papaya, etc.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1 scone (72 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 197
Calories from fat 36
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Sodium 196 mg
Total Carbohydrates 35 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10%

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