Island Paradise Scones
These scones have great flavor and texture, and are perfect for an on-the-go treat. With it’s multi-grain combo of amaranth, millet and oats, these are a great source of whole grains and fiber.
Serve up a batch of these crowd pleasers at your next brunch. No matter what the weather, they will surely get you and your loved ones in the island spirit!
Who can’t use a little island getaway?!?
1/2 cup Coconut, shredded
1/2 cup Pineapple juice
1/2 cup Banana, mashed
2 teaspoons Coconut oil
1 large Key lime, juiced ( or 1 teaspoon regular lime juice)
1/4 cup Apple sauce
3/4 cup Old Fashioned Rolled oats, certified gluten-free*
1/4 cup Millet flour
1/4 cup Amaranth flour
1 1/2 teaspoons Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
1/8 teaspoon Xanthan gum
1/8 teaspoon Sea salt
as needed Olive oil spray
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a small bowl, combine the shredded coconut, pineapple juice, banana, coconut oil, lime juice and apple sauce.
In a large mixing bowl, add the oats, millet and amaranth flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, xanthan gum and salt. Stir to mix well.
Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry and stir everything together until well combined.
Spray a non-stick mini scone pan with olive oil spray. Using a mini-scoop, fill scone pan with about two tablespoons of batter per mold.
Bake about 22-25 minutes, or until scones spring back to the touch. Carefully remove scones from pan and place on a cooling rack.
Yield: 12 scones
*NOTE: If you are not concerned with making a gluten-free product, then you can use regular old fashioned rolled oats instead.