Sunday, August 22, 2010

Wholemeal Oatmeal Scones-International Scones Incident

Have to say I wouldnt attempt scones if it hadnt been for the International Party.

Scones is a small British quick bread of Scottish origin. Having lived in Scotland for a short while, I was excited to try something Scottish. However I can say that this was just an attempt and one that needs to be worked on some more. I attempted to make them healthy with the wholemeal and oatmeal, and they were very tasty- (my kids finished them all in a hour after they were out of the oven) but I still feel they could do with some more improvements.

Ingredients-
11/2cup wholemeal flour
1 cup oatmeal
3/4cup sugar
1/2 cup sultanas
1/2 cup butter
2 tsp baking powder
1 egg
1tbs milk

Preparation-
  • Powder the oatmeal and sugar.
  • Sift the wholemeal flour, oatmeal, and baking powder 3 times.
  • Cream the butter and sugar and add to the flour and mix with fingers.
  • Beat the egg with the milk and add to the mixture.
  • Place the mixture onto a powdered surface and heap together.
  • Using a round cutter, shape the scones, brush with egg and milk mixture on the surface and place on a tray into pre-heated oven.
  • Bake till the tops are brown and the scones bounce back when touched.
At the party you will find-

23 comments:

  1. These look like lovely hearty scones - perfect for a healthy breakfast.

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  2. Shirley, they look alright to me. As long as your kids love them, it's all that matters!

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  3. Shirley, they look alright to me. As long as your kids love them, it's all that matters!

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  4. Always great to get another recipe the kiddos will gobble. Your scones sound healthy and delicious :)

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  5. These sound very nutritious made with wholemeal flour and oatmeal!

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  6. I really love the use of healthy whole grains in the recipe. The scones look tender and delicious. I'd love to try makin this recipe sometime.

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  7. they sound great and cool you lived in Scotland

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  8. They look great to me. I love the addition of sultanas, and healthy too.

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  9. These look delicious. I would drizzle them heavily with condensed milk....with a cup of tea....yum.

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  10. Sounds pretty cool! Your wholewheat oat scones look really scrumptious. Thanks for sharing & have a nice weekend.
    Cheers, kristy

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  11. You have kids so healthy is a great option :) Thanks for coming to the party. And have a cup of tea for me :)

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  12. Fabulous - delicious AND nutritious! Well done.

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  13. These are perfect love the oatmeal in them!

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  14. Great attempt and very delicious for sure.
    Wishing you a great Sunday ♥

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  15. I love that you too went the healthy route with oatmeal in your scones! Just a little more practice (as I'm sure everyone in your home will be more than willing to eat the flukes) and I bet you'll have the perfect scone :D

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  16. Your healthy scones look hearty and tasty. I didn't realize these are of Scottish origin. Thanks for sharing that tidbit.

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  17. The whole wheat and oatmeal are intriguing as well as healthy! What a cool idea.

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  18. I think they look awesome; like little puffy pillows. If the kids ate them, who cares anyhow!

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  19. I would have never have thought to put oatmeal in scones! must try it one day

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  20. Hi Shirley, I love the idea of using wholemeal flour and oatmeal and they must have been good if the kids gobbled them up!

    Did you like living in Scotland? Sounds intriguing. :>)

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  21. Oatmeal in scones, a great idea! And glad your kids ate them up.

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  22. IIP is great for attempting all things that you normally wouldn't. I think you did a great job

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