Soya Spelt Scones with Cranberry and White Chocolate | © 2011 | | © 2011 |

Scones, similar to American biscuits, are a type of pastry, which is often served at breakfast or tea, especially in Britain. The dough is usually made in the shape of a round which is cut into triangles, although scones can also be cut into squares or made using a cookie cutter. These soya spelt scones are so tasty when eaten warm. They can be also served at room temperature with clotted cream, jam or honey.

  • 110 g Toasted soya flour
  • 150 g Wholegrain spelt flour
  • 30 g Light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 110 g Cold butter
  • 40 g Dried cranberries
  • 40 g White chocolate chips
  • 150 ml Whole milk
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F and line a baking tray with parchment paper. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, brown sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  2. Cut the butter into small pieces and blend into the flour mixture with your finger tips. The mixture should look like coarse crumbs. Stir in dried cranberries and white chocolate chips. Add in milk and egg. Stir until just combined. Do not over mix.
  3. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work surface and knead briefly. Gently pat the dough to form a 2cm-thick round. Use a 3.5cm fluted cutter to cut out 16 discs. Dip the cutter into flour between cutting to prevent dough sticking to it.
  4. Place them to the prepared lined tray and then brush the top of the scones with milk or cream. Bake in the middle of the hot oven for about 15 minutes or until beautifully browned and puff. | © 2011 | | © 2011 |


Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 18/4/12 13:05

Cranberry and white chocolate is one of my favorite combos! Wonderful idea for scones...these are picture perfect!

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen 18/4/12 13:09

Love the cranberries and white chocolate in these Angie. My husband adores scones.

Becki's Whole Life 18/4/12 13:22

I love scones and the cranberries and white chocolate sound perfect!

Jeanette 18/4/12 13:52

Love how you used whole grain spelt in these scones. Beautiful!

Terry 18/4/12 13:59

Love to use alternativa flour.. And love scones.. So i really like your recipe... A great idea! Tks for sharing!

My Little Space 18/4/12 14:01

Goodieeeee...your scones look so inviting. My mouth is watering already! Thanks so much for sharing such wonderful recipe & hope you're having a lovely day, Angie.

uno Scoiattolo in dispensa 18/4/12 14:26

this scones are absolutely gorgeous! and we can also tell ourselves that being wholegrain they are healthy, so we can have one more!

Viviane Bauquet Farre 18/4/12 14:33

Beautiful, Angie! I'm very impressed with the unique melange of flours you used to bake these. Fantastic flavor choices with the cranberries and white chocolate...!

What's Baking?? 18/4/12 14:37

I've never tried making anything from soya flour. They look amazing, Angie!

Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook 18/4/12 14:40

That is such an amazing combination of flavors, love that they are whole grain and they look gorgeous, too!

Vardhini 18/4/12 14:40

I have not used soya flour in baking. The scones look fabulous.

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Faith 18/4/12 15:30

Great use for soya flour! These scones are lovely!

Devaki 18/4/12 15:30

That's it ANGIE! I'm moving to your continent, then in your city, then on your street and then as your next door neighbor. You're killing me here - because I have a serious crush on scones and all things baked and NO ONE does it better!

chow:) Devaki @ weavethousandflavors

Anonymous 18/4/12 15:33

Yet another spelt flour recipe that is making me feel bad I haven't tried this unique flour, and we know how much I like scones! Your photos are beautiful Angie.

Shoutforfood 18/4/12 15:52

You always share the most wonderful original recipes ideas.

Priya Suresh 18/4/12 16:11

Wat a healthy and super interesting scones..loving it.

Claudia 18/4/12 16:26

You just upped the health quotient in these grand delectables - and kept them as delicious as ever. I do love your baking recipes. You make me rethink what is possible.

Tricia @ saving room for dessert 18/4/12 17:03

The sweet white chocolate and the tart cranberries - yum! I made a pie once with this combination and it was a big hit. Lovely, lovely photos. Another beautiful post Angie!

Honey Bee Sweets 18/4/12 18:25

These scones looked gorgeous Angie! I made some simple cream scones last week too but wasn't half as nice as yours. :P hopefully I'll be motivated enough to get some spelt flour soon, heehee

Helene Dsouza 18/4/12 18:27

Lovely pretty sexy scones. Can I have some Angie please? ;)

Gloria Baker 18/4/12 18:51

Angie Love these scones look perfect and amazing:))

Shabitha Karthikeyan 18/4/12 19:11

Thosw are beauties nicely captured !!

Kiri W. 18/4/12 19:45

What an interesting twist on scones! I'd love to try this with soy...

Rosa's Yummy Yums 18/4/12 20:01

Lovely! I love the ingredients you used. Very tasty.



Whats Cookin Italian Style Cuisine 18/4/12 21:02

You seriously should open an online business where you can ship them!

Lenia 18/4/12 21:24

Oh my God,they look heavenly!Greetings from Greece,dear!

Jennifer Kendall 18/4/12 21:31

these look great! cranberry and white chocolate - delicious!!

Alida 18/4/12 23:30

This is a very inventive recipe with a beautiful combination of flavours. Love the idea of adding cramberry too. Well done!

Choc Chip Uru 19/4/12 00:07

What an innovative and delicious scone recipe - I am loving your creativity my friend :D

Choc Chip Uru

Ana Regalado 19/4/12 01:26

These looks fantastic ! Great combination of flavor and texture !

Nitha 19/4/12 02:29

Soya flour.. Never knew thats used in baking..

Reeni 19/4/12 02:35

I want one of these with every ounce of my being! Amazing! White chocolate and cranberry are delectable together.

Velva 19/4/12 02:47

What's really nice about these scones are besides that the fact they are pretty healthy...They are a perfect size too.

I can definitely dig these scones.


lena 19/4/12 03:23

i wished that i could have some for my breakfast now! looks enticing!

kitchen flavours 19/4/12 03:31

Wow, looks wonderful! Have never tried baking with soya flour before. Wish I could reach out and grab a few of your wonderful scones!

beti 19/4/12 06:38

I've always wanted to make this combination, the scones look fantastic

Lisa @ Tarte du Jour 19/4/12 13:03

Mmmm, these scones look delicious. My husband and son just back from a trip to England and they have been craving scones! I'll have to start sconing!!

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover 19/4/12 13:05

I never had cranberry and white chocolatecombat before,t I can imagine how good the taste is.,.

Joanne 19/4/12 13:33

Yay for baking with spelt flour! These look so tasty, especially with the white chocolate/cranberry mix-ins!

Annie Oakley's Kitchen 19/4/12 14:29

I love the combination of cranberry and white chocolate! Just perfect for a scone, the look wonderful!

mr. pineapple man 19/4/12 15:02

cranberry scones are my favorite! Looks fantastic as always :)

TinaRBK 19/4/12 15:49

These really do look like bakery quality scones-yum! Also, it tells me that I need to look into using different flours, I have never used either of the flours in this recipe. The results do look delicious as well as stunning. Well done!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 19/4/12 15:49

They really look delicious, Angie! I haven't tried baking with soya flour yet. What a wonderful result you achieved.

Beth 19/4/12 15:50

I was on a scone-baking binge last year, but it's been a while since I revisited those recipes. This would be a delicious place to start!

Emily Malloy 19/4/12 17:42

I love the use of spelt in these scones! Beautiful!!!

Carmen Anderson - Video Editor/Producer 19/4/12 18:57

Yummmm...I love this recipe! Delicious and healthy! The photos are stunning. I look forward to making this!

Cherine 19/4/12 20:12

I love the combination of the ingredients. Those scones are irresistible!

Namitha 19/4/12 21:05

Never used soya flour before. This is so healthy and looks too good !

Rosita Vargas 19/4/12 21:08


Amanda 19/4/12 22:53

love the tops and how pretty they are!

jasna varcakovic 20/4/12 01:04

Spelt is not yet tried in my kitchen; seems it's time, because your scones look wonderful.

Elisabeth 20/4/12 01:14

Oh, Angie-your scones are way over the TOP of any recent scones I may have seen. Love it so much, I could eat this every single morning with my caffe latte!
Thanks for being such a sweet friend, it means a lot to me!

wok with ray 20/4/12 04:07

Oh, Angie you've done it again. That stack of scones is beautiful. It's almost like three dimensional, like right in front of me. You present your dish so deliciously and beautifully. Amazing, Angie!

Asmita 20/4/12 04:19

Hi Angie,
This looks wonderful!

Baker Street 20/4/12 04:50

Cranberry and white chocolate is undeniably good. I can imagine how delicious these scones must taste.

Ivy 20/4/12 06:19

These scones look so good. I wish I could find the flours you have used to try them.

Gerry @Foodness Gracious 20/4/12 06:57

Soya flour and spelt..I'm intrigued but going by the way they look these look like winners!! Im a total scone guy and always looking for more combinations..

Adrian (What the Heck is Filipino Food) 20/4/12 07:54

You have just made my friday! These scones would make the perfect 3opm snack at work

Cheah 20/4/12 08:33

Looking at them makes my mouth water ... mmm, yes, eating them warm will be swell!

S.V. 20/4/12 08:50

These scones look so good. Love the golden color on top! I could totally have a few of these with my coffee in the morning and honey yum!

Eliotseats 20/4/12 10:42

Never used soya flour. Interesting. I want to go whip up a batch for breakfasts this weekend. Love the cranberry and white chocolate combo.

Barbara 20/4/12 13:13

I've used spelt flour, but never soya flour. Really must try these soon. Your scones look delicious with the dried cranberries and chips...

Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking 20/4/12 19:05

What a lovely combination of flavors with the cranberry and white chocolate, Angie. There's nothing better than a scone for breakfast. I love them and I love these!

Cucina49 20/4/12 20:40

Angie, those are amazing--look at that color and texture! Plus it doesn't hurt that white chocolate and cranberries is the perfect flavor combination for scones.

mjskit 21/4/12 01:18

I just recently got turned on to spelt flour and just loved it. This looks like a delicious recipe in which to try it again! Love dried cranberries and white chocolate so what wouldn't I love about this recipe! Great pics!

vianney 21/4/12 06:57

I have never used soya flour, but with chocolate and cranberries I'm tempted!

Bianca 21/4/12 10:47

Hi, what is the "toasted soya flour". In haven't seen it in my country. You buy it as is, toasted? Any idea on how to obtain it? Thanks. Bianca

Angie's Recipes 21/4/12 11:54

You can either grind the soya beans first, then toast them in a dry pan. Or the other way around. I have mine toasted, then ground. Sift before using so you can get a finer texture.

Geni 21/4/12 14:34

Tea with these fabulous scones would be revolutionary! They're perfection.

Robyn 21/4/12 17:52

I love scones! Haven't tried them with white chocolate and cranberries yet, sounds like a great combination!

Dining Alone 21/4/12 18:18

Those look so good, interesting alternatives too!

Catherine 22/4/12 02:06

Dear Angie, Your recipes are always so inviting and delicious looking. These would go perfect with the tea I am having. Blessings my dear. Catherine xo

Martha@SeasideSimplicity 22/4/12 02:07

These look delicious - but everything you post always does :)
Thanks for stopping by today and thank you for leaving a comment even though I'm not currently doing food posts.
Wishing you have a wonderful weekend!

Miriam 22/4/12 06:19

They are adorable! Scrumptious too, I am sure :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

Katia 22/4/12 10:08

I've never used soya flour, and I'm so intrigued by the whole mix... I live in Britain, so I've no excuses: I want to try these scones soon!

Unknown 22/4/12 23:08

These are beautiful!! I love white chocolate and cranberry together, so these are my kind of thing.

Gotyourholidayon 23/4/12 07:34

They look so good. I'm not a great baker but I would attempt these.

Richard 24/4/12 11:42

They look so tasty! White chocolate is something I would never have thought of using in a scone.

FOODESSA 24/4/12 12:27

Lately, I've missed so much from my bloggers in their kitchens...therefore, I'll comment on my favourite posts.
This is certainly one of them. Soya flour had turned me off in the past...I figure, that maybe there was a lack of freshness and the slight rancidity ruined my recipe.
With your recipe Angie, I'm inspired to try again. I'm adding it to the other recipe I filed away from your repertoire ;o)

Have a great week, Claudia

Pam 24/4/12 17:26

I love scones... these look delicious.

ELENA S 24/4/12 21:06

That is a great recipe i can eat scones all day and everyday!!!!kisses!!!

Elisabeth 25/4/12 03:13

Love theses delicious and healthy scones, Angie. You're the greatest!

Kit @ i-lostinausten 26/4/12 09:40

Oh wow! These look so good! Wanna have some now! :)

Emma 27/4/12 08:24

I realise I'm a bit late to comment to this post but these look absolutely perfect. I love a well made scone.

Thanks for your kind comment on my blog also :):)

Sara @ Saucy Dipper 30/4/12 03:24

My sweet tooth has been raging lately. These little goodies sound fantastic.

Jean | 5/5/12 18:36

Angie, your scones look lovely! I'm a huge fan of scones, make them all the time. Love dried cranberries in them. I make gluten-free scones as well but have not made them with soya or spelt. I'm sure they're wonderful!

Anonymous 11/6/12 16:08

Fantastic & appetizing wholegrain spelt & soy scones! I love scones too!

Yours look utterly delicious, Angie!
I have made them yesterday & they turned out fabulous! :) Yum!!!!!


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