Gingerbread Spelt Scones

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These tender, moist spelt scones are richly flavoured with warming winter spices, coconut sugar and molasses. They are delicious warm out of the oven and super quick to prepare and ready in less than 30 minutes. Perfect for snacking, afternoon tea and breakfast.

Gingerbread Spelt Scones

adapted from taste of home
  • 200 g Spelt bread flour
  • 50 g Wholegrain spelt flour
  • 2 tbsp Coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 tsp Salt
  • 50 g Chilled cubed butter
  • 100 g Molasses
  • 50 ml Buttermilk
  • 1 Small egg, separated
  • Coarse sugar for sprinkling
  1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F. In a large bowl, whisk the flours, coconut sugar, baking soda, baking powder, spices and salt together. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. In another bowl, whisk molasses, buttermilk and egg yolk until blended. Stir into crumb mixture just until moistened.
  3. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently 6-8 times. Pat into an 8-in. circle. Cut into 8 wedges. Place wedges 1 in. apart on a baking paper lined baking tray.
  4. In a small bowl, beat egg white until frothy and brush over scones. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. | © 2016 | | © 2016 | | © 2016 |


fimere 29/12/16 19:40

délicieux biscuits et joliment présentés
joyeuses fêtes

Gourmet Getaways 29/12/16 19:44

Gingerbread is my favourite flavour at the mont! Theseook so good, I love your photos xx

Tricia Buice 29/12/16 19:47

Wow the texture on these scones looks delicious! Love the pretty sprinkles too. The warm gingerbread spices are one of my favorites! Hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday Angie. Have a very Happy New Year!

Rosa 29/12/16 20:55

Gorgeous scones.

Best wishes for the New Year!



Mindy 30/12/16 00:43

I love scones and these look lovely!

Kelly 30/12/16 02:10

These scones looks absolutely beautiful, Angie! Love the gingerbread spices - they sound perfect with a cup of tea right now! I'll take a big batch please :)

Cheri Savory Spoon 30/12/16 04:40

These scones are perfect Angie, love the grains that you used and the texture. Gorgeous, beautiful. Happy New Years!!!!

Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen 30/12/16 09:27

Oh wow! I've been planning to do Gingerbread Scones last Christmas but I wasn't able to. This looks really good. Happy New Year, Angie!

Nava K 30/12/16 14:35

Awesomely divine, just that I am wondering if we can get coconut sugar over here. Roger these ginger scented scones.

grace 30/12/16 17:22

mmm, great spices! love that colorful sugar on top too. :)

Sue/the view from great island 30/12/16 17:24

These are wonderful Angie! I'm a huge gingerbread fan and I love to enjoy it all year round...I'm gonna try these scones this weekend...have a fabulous 2017 :)

Evelyne CulturEatz 30/12/16 17:29

Give me a latte and 2 of these holiday flavored scones and I will be happy :-) So cute the sugar on top.

[Reply] 30/12/16 18:01

I love this recipe! Gingerbread is so perfect for this season. I also use spelt flour, it makes the nicest pie crust. :)

Catherine 30/12/16 18:30

Dear Angie, THese look wonderful for a good cup of coffee or tea.
Tammy would especially enjoy these.
Happy New Year. xoxo Catherine

Paula | Vintage Kitchen 30/12/16 21:26

Amazing flavors Angie! I love scones and love gingerbread. Happy New Year!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 30/12/16 21:55

I love how you sparkled them for the new year, Angie! I'd love one with tea right now! Happy New Year, Angie! All the best to you and your family.

Scott S. 30/12/16 23:47

These sound wonderful, wishing I had a cup of tea and a gingerbread scone right now!

Gloria Baker 31/12/16 03:30

Absolutely love these scones ANgie !
If we dont have spelt flour what flour I can use?

Agness 31/12/16 04:15

Let's celebrate New Year's Eve with a huge piece of gingerbread spelt scones <3!

Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina 31/12/16 04:34

Gingerbread! Scones! and HEALTHY! Perfectly created by Angie!

Sharmila kingsly 31/12/16 10:50

Scones looks awesome..Yummy!!

Nancy Chan 31/12/16 12:18

I love gingerbread scones with a cup of coffee or tea! Happy new year to you and love ones!

Anca 31/12/16 12:36

They look delicious. I love their shape too, I usually make scones round, but I will try different shapes next time I'm baking a batch.

Happy New Year! xx

Amy (Savory Moments) 31/12/16 13:50

These are lovely scones, Angie. Happy New Year to you!

Gingi 31/12/16 17:02

Ooooo what a perfect New Years treat!! <3 -

Alida 31/12/16 18:04

I am using spelt much more often in my baking and I love this recipe so delicious with Christmas spices. I wish you a wonderful and peaceful 2017.

Mother Rimmy 31/12/16 20:21

Gorgeous scones! I love gingerbread!

Geri Saucier 31/12/16 22:17

Delicious scones. Perfect for my morning tea☕️HAPPY NEW YEAR, ANGIE🎉🎊

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 1/1/17 12:05

Such a delicious way to kick off 2017!!!! I love anything ginger and I'd love to eat one smeared with butter. Happy New Year, Angie!!! xo

My Inner Chick 1/1/17 20:13

I smell them all the way in Minnesota! YUMmmmm. xx

Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen 1/1/17 21:06

Wish you and your family a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2017. What a pretty and delicious looking gingerbread spelt scones Angie. I bet they are as delicious as they look. :)

Torviewtoronto 1/1/17 21:25

the scones look wonderful
Happy New Year to you and family :)

Unknown 2/1/17 04:02

Perfect with tea... Wish you a wonderful new year ahead

Rafeeda AR 2/1/17 09:32

These would be amazing, just warm with a cup of hot coffee...

ann low 2/1/17 09:45

Happy New Year Angie! I definitely like to try this gingerbread scones as they look pretty and delicious.

Eva Taylor 2/1/17 11:39

The warm spices and nutty flavour of the flour sound like a beautiful combination, perfect to chear up any grey, winters day! Happy New Year, I wish you all the best for 2017! XOXO

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Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living 2/1/17 22:26

Happy New Year Angie! These would go perfectly with a cup of tea!

Nammi 3/1/17 02:26

Wow ! Coconut sugar! Really .? You use very interesting ingredients. Happy new year

Unknown 3/1/17 04:53

Happy New Year Angie!! You WIN with these gingerbread spelt scones. I wish I had seen them over the holidays but I could eat gingerbread year round anyway!!

All That I'm Eating 3/1/17 13:46

These look so pretty, a gingerbread scone sounds delicious to me!

Jeff 3/1/17 13:59

I have been craving gingerbread, and I love scones. Thanks for the recipe!

cakespy 3/1/17 15:16

These sound incredible!! Love the nutty spelt and spicy gingerbread combo!

Elin Chia 3/1/17 15:21

Happy New Year Angie :) Drooling over your gingerbread scones !

kitchen flavours 3/1/17 16:14

Your gingerbread scones are very festive looking! And looks delicious!
Happy New Year!

Evi @ greenevi 3/1/17 17:32

These look so pretty and I bet they taste amazing too! Beautiful pictures as usual too ;)

Pam 3/1/17 18:41

I wish I had one of these gingerbread scones to go with my coffee. They look delicious.

Unknown 3/1/17 20:03

Happy New Year dear Angie!!!
I have to start making scones more often, this flavor profile is simply amazing. Have the best 2017!!

Harriet Emily 3/1/17 21:45

These are beautiful Angie! I love scones, and the gingerbread flavours sounds absolutely delicious. Yum!

Unknown 4/1/17 03:42

these look so good Angie! I want one with y coffee!

Hema 4/1/17 17:53

The scones look superb and loving the flavors in it..

Kitchen Riffs 4/1/17 19:13

Love scones! And these look particularly tasty -- so nice. Thanks. And Happy New Year!

Unknown 4/1/17 22:24

I could eat gingerbread flavored everything ALL winter long!! And I just adore scones, so these beauties are definitely calling my name!! I hope you had a wonderful New Year, Angie!! Cheers!

Vicki Bensinger 5/1/17 01:05

These are so pretty Angie. I love gingerbread but have never had a gingerbread scone - they sound wonderful!

Anne@ASaladForAllSeasons 5/1/17 02:24

Wow Angie! I've yet to have anything 'gingerbread' this season. But I wish I had one of these now. They are beautiful and I can just imagine the aroma in your kitchen when they were baking! Lovely!

Sharon D. 6/1/17 13:22

Omigosh, Angie ..these scones look so delicious. The prettiest I've ever seen! Happy New Year to you and your family. May your 2017 be wonderful.

Easyfoodsmith 7/1/17 16:02

It looks so wonderful and love that sprinkle of colorful sugar

nadia 7/1/17 18:01

I don't think I could ever get enough gingerbread! These scones look and sound so yummy :D

Choclette 7/1/17 20:20

I love ginger, I bet these scones are gorgeous.

Sophie's Foodie Files 8/1/17 11:28

I love your ginger scones a lot! I made them this morning! Excellent in flavor, dear Angie! Perfect with some butter!

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 9/1/17 02:08

I've always been to afraid to make scones, but these sound delicious I think I should get past my fears and try them!

noobcook 10/1/17 06:40

They are perfect for tea time, love the splatters of colours too.

Zaza 10/1/17 19:08

These scones sound so unique and delicious!

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 14/1/17 05:26

What an absolutely perfect way to start the day!

Muna Kenny 14/1/17 15:18

I was craving scones badly this morning, but was feeling lazy. I might give yours a try tomorrow. I trust all your recipes and can pick any and know that it will taste awesome :)

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