No bakery degree required for this recipe: these healthy lemon-poppy seed scones are as easy to make as a batch of muffins. White whole-wheat flour adds a boost of fiber, and just enough butter gives them great flavor and texture without going overboard on calories. For a sweeter scone, drizzle with the optional scone glaze.
Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight for up to 1 day; reheat at 300°F for 10 to 15 minutes.
To make Sweet Scone Glaze, whisk 3/4 cup lightly packed confectioners' sugar and 2 tablespoons lemon juice (or milk) in a small bowl until smooth. Adjust consistency with a little more sugar or liquid as desired. Drizzle over warm scones with a fork or spread with a pastry brush. Makes: about 1/3 cup (enough to coat 12 scones with about 1 teaspoon glaze each)
Easy cleanup: Recipes that require cooking spray can leave behind a sticky residue that can be hard to clean. To save time and keep your baking sheet looking fresh, line it with a layer of foil before you apply the cooking spray.
187 calories; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 28.3g; dietary fiber 2.1g; sugars 5.3g; fat 6.3g; saturated fat 3.5g; cholesterol 29.9mg; vitamin a iu 209.8IU; vitamin c 1.3mg; folate 53.7mcg; calcium 142.4mg; iron 2.8mg; magnesium 12mg; potassium 82.5mg; sodium 276.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg; added sugar 4g.