Yield
10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

"These scones are great in the morning with coffee or as an afternoon pick-me-up. My two-year-old daughter helps me make them." -Sarah Green, Ilwaco, WA

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°.

Step 2

Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups and tablespoons; level with a knife. Combine flours, 1/4 cup sugar, and next 5 ingredients (through nutmeg) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add apple, 1/2 cup milk, and vanilla extract, stirring just until moist (dough will be sticky).

Step 3

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 4 times with floured hands. Divide dough in half; pat each portion into a 6-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut each circle into 5 wedges, cutting into but not through, dough. Brush tops of wedges with 2 tablespoons milk, and sprinkle evenly with 2 teaspoons sugar. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

Ratings & Reviews

EllenDeller's Review

smd1212
September 02, 2013
The texture of these scones is just wonderful, but they do need a flavor boost and thus my "good solid" but needs something ranking. I added 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, 1/2 tsp. cardamon, and an extra 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. Also added about 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts and about 1/3 cup golden raisins, though I'd use dried cranberries next time. Mixed in butter in the food processor, just like a pie crust--lots easier! Might toast the walnuts first to get even more flavor.

Treadwell's Review

EllenDeller
March 19, 2013
Very good recipe. Great way to get whole wheat into baked goods my kids and husband eat up.

smd1212's Review

Treadwell
October 18, 2009
Per other reviewers, increased cinnamon to 1-1/2 tsp. and nutmeg to 1/4 tsp. and added 1/2 tsp. allspice. Also added dried cranberries and increased sugar sprinkled on top to about 1 T. (my husband and son like SWEET!) Worth the extra sugar to get them to eat whole wheat scones! Delicious, moist, terrific flavor - definitely an addition to my baking rotation.

stargirl23's Review

stargirl23
September 12, 2009
I thought the texture of these scones was fantastic, very moist and soft. I also though they were a bit bland. Next time I think I'll add currants and some extra seasoning, but I will for sure be making these again.