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Carrot Raisin Scones

Carrot Raisin Scones are a delicious spring time treat for breakfast, brunch or just a snack through out the day!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 316kcal
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup of butter cut into pieces and kept VERY cold
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup carrots shredded
  • 3/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 tsbp water
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • lay the shredded carrot on paper towels to dry off the excess moisture
  • in a med bowl combine yogurt, baking soda and vanilla
  • in a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg
  • add in butter and cut in using a fork or pastry cutter, until it's the size of little peas
  • add in the orange zest and pecans
  • beat 1 egg and honey together
  • pour the egg mixture and the yogurt mixture into the flour
  • add the carrots, and raisins
  • mix everything together until all combined, hands work best. You may have to knead a bit, but it will be moist enough
  • remove from bowl and place on a slightly floured surface
  • form into a loaf shape about 9 inches by 3 inches (this doesn't have to be exact)
  • slice into three equal pieces
  • press each piece into about a 1 inch thick circle
  • slice each circle into 6 pieces
  • place the scones onto a baking sheet
  • beat the remaining egg and water together
  • brush on the tops and sides of the scones and sprinkle with the the 2 tbsp sugar
  • bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the tops are golden brown
  • enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1235IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.8mg