1/2 cup margarine (vegan) or 1/2 cup
1 1/4 cups
whole wheat pastry flour
old fashioned oats
1/3 cup vanilla-flavored soymilk or 1/3 cup
- reheat oven to 375°F.
- Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together in a large bowl. Cut in margarine until mixture becomes uniformly crumbly. Stir in oats and raisins.
- Add soy milk and mix gently until a soft dough begins to cling together.
- Turn dough out onto a floured surface and pat it into a 7 inch circle. Cut into 8 wedges and place them on an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake 15 to 18 minutes until golden brown and firm when pressed lightly in the center.
- Makes 8 scones.
- Substitute any other dried fruit you wish: cranberries, chopped dates or apricots, blueberries, cherries, dried apples or pears. Add 1/2 cup chopped nuts of your choice if you wish.
- Just before baking, sprinkle scone wedges with granulated sugar for a sweeter taste. You may also increase the brown sugar to 1/2 cup if you wish.