Classic-Scones (Keto, Paleo, Vegan)
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Classic Scones (Keto, Paleo, Vegan)

Rich, buttery scones with a crisp "sugar" coating-- no sugar, gluten, or dairy! A classic made healthier!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: almond flour, breakfast, keto, low-carb, monkfruit
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 247kcal
Author: Emily


  • 2 cups + 2 Tbs fine almond flour
  • 3 Tbs tapioca flour or more almond flour
  • 1/4 cup buttery coconut oil or any neutral oil
  • 1/4 cup granulated monkfruit (or coconut sugar for non-keto) + more for sprinkling
  • 3 Tbs water
  • 2 tsp baking powder homemade for Paleo
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch pink salt


  • Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • Melt buttery coconut oil in a small bowl and whisk in water and vanilla.
  • Pour wet over dry and mix well into a dough.  If too sticky, add 1 tsp almond flour. If too crumbly, add 1 tsp water.
  • Place dough onto baking sheet and flatten into a 8-inch disc.
  • Use a pizza cutter to slice 6 or 8 wedges (depending on how big you want them). 
    Classic Scones (Keto, Paleo, Vegan)
  • Separate scones 1-2" apart using a spatula.
    Classic Scones (Keto, Paleo, Vegan)
  • Bake in the center rack for about 20-22 minutes until the edges are lightly golden and the top is firm.
  • Immediately sprinkle with 1-2 tsp monkfruit for the "sugar" coating. Enjoy warm with a smear of buttery coconut oil and/or jam!
    Classic Scones (Keto, Paleo, Vegan)


To store: Keep in an airtight container at room temp for 5 days. May be frozen for 2 months.
Macros via Cronometer for 1 serving (1/8 of recipe): 
  • Cal 247
  • Fat 22
  • Total Carb 15
  • Fiber 3.2
  • Sugar Alcohol 6.6
  • Net Carb 5
  • Protein 6.2


Calories: 247kcal