Scone Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour -- unbleached
  • 3/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons Granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 Egg white
  • 3/4 cup Unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons Unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup Dried cherries
  • Skim milk -- -or 1 beaten egg white

Recipe by: Secrets of Fat-Free Baking, Sandra Woodruff

Scone Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees; coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Combine the flours, sugar, baking powder and baking soda; stir to mix well. Stir in the egg white and just enough of the applesauce to form a stiff dough. Stir in the dried cherries. Form the dough into a ball and turn onto a lightly floured surface. With floured hands, pat the dough into a 7-inch circle. Place the dough on the baking sheet and use a sharp floured knife to cut it into 12 wedges. Pull the wedges out slightly to leave a 1/2-inch space between them. Brush the tops lightly with skim milk or beaten egg white. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Transfer to a serving plate and serve hot with cherry fruit spread or apple jelly.