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Lemon Currant Scones Recipe

Natural Kids: Lemon Currant Scones Recipe

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Lemon Currant Scones Recipe

Vegan Agave Sweetened Lemon and Currant Scones
by Steph from Elemental Handcrafts

image via Ms.Tea

Ingredients: (use organic where possible)

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup vegan butter like Earth Balance or coconut oil
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup rice milk
1/2 cup apple juice
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 tablespoon agave nectar
1/4 to 1/2 cup currants
1/4 flax seed meal (optional)
Zest from one lemon

image via Satoru Kikuchi


1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheight. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease pan.

2) In large bowl combine flour, salt and baking powder. Mix well. Cut in the vegan butter or coconut oil. It is best to have the coconut oil cool enough that it is solid.

3) Add rice milk, juice, vanilla, agave, currants and lemon zest. Stir very gently until just mixed. Over mixing bad for scones!

4) Drop by the spoonful on to prepared sheet and pop in oven. They will grow so if you definitely don't want them to stick together, don't be lazy like me- use two cookie sheets. Bake until just barely starting to golden on the tops, about 15 to 20 minutes

Let cool and serve with tea. Mmmm!

image via Mads Boedker

Source of recipe: I wrote this recipe.

Makes: 12 scones, Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 20 minutes

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Blogger Polar Bear Creations said...

Mmmm.. those sound yummy!
I will have to make some.
Great recipe! Thank you for posting it. :0)

February 18, 2010 at 7:37 AM  
Blogger CurlyMonkey said...

I definitively need to make some! Yummy indeed! :)

February 18, 2010 at 7:53 AM  
Anonymous The Magic Onions said...

oooh, yum, yum, yum... having visitors for tea this afternoon, now I know what to wow them with!
Thanks Steph!
Blessings and magic,

February 18, 2010 at 2:52 PM  
Blogger FairiesNest said...

Well all I can do is repeat the comment..YUM!!!

February 18, 2010 at 3:57 PM  
Anonymous オテモヤン said...

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February 18, 2010 at 9:36 PM  
Blogger Katherine Robb said...

Holy cow. You can't go wrong with lemon and currants. humina, humina!

February 18, 2010 at 10:11 PM  

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