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Ginger Scones (Low Fat)

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 tb Brown sugar
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 c Cold butter
  • 1/8 c Light margarine; cold
  • 1/2 c Applesauce
  • 1/4 c Milk
  • 1 Egg; separated
  • Sugar; for topping


This low-fat scone variation uses applesauce instead of cream for sweetness
and moisture.

Prep 25 mins; cook 12-15 mins. Preheat oven to 400F and coat a baking sheet
with nonstick cooking spray.

1. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter and margarine
until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

2. In a small bowl, combine appleslauce, milk and egg yolk until smooth;
stir into flour mixture just until moistened.

3. Turn out onto floured surface; knead gently 5 to 6 times. Pat into an
8-inch circle, then cut into 12 wedges. Place wedges 1 inch apart on baking

4. Beat egg white until frothy; brush overscones. Sprinkle with extra
sugar. (See variation.) Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

EACH 129cals, 25% fat (4g total). -Estimated by ShapeCooks.

Variation: Add diced candied ginger or turbinado sugar on top.

FYI - The restaurant is located in Los Angeles. Ford's cuisine combine
California farm-fresh produce with hints of Mediterranean. Weekday
breakfast and frunch are popular meals for the restaurant. These scones
would make a great gift.

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