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Oatmeal Scones

Oatmeal Scones

With a hint of cinnamon, this is a delicious breakfast scone. If you like raisins or dried cranberries, add 1/2 cup after cutting in the butter. from Canadian Living May 2009

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 1 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup(s) quick cooking rolled oats (not instant)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 cup(s) cold butter cubed
  • 1 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • Topping
  • 1 tablespoon(s) buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon(s) coarse sugar


In a large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, rolled oats, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter until crumbly.

In separate bowl, whisk buttermilk with egg; pour over flour mixture. Stir with fork to make ragged dough.

With lightly floured hands, press dough into ball. On floured surface, knead gently 10 times. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Pat into 1/2-inch thick round. Cut into 8 wedges.

Topping: Brush dough with buttermilk: sprinkle with sugar. Bake in 400 degree oven until golden, about 25 minutes. Transfer to rack; let cool.

Store in airtight container for up to 24 hours or wrap in plastic wrap and freeze in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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