Orange Scones (Paleo, Vegan, Low-Carb)
Crisp & tender scones without any gluten, dairy, eggs or sugar! And full of delicious sweet orange flavor. A Paleo/Vegan/Keto friendly breakfast, snack or dessert!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Sugar-Free Orange Glaze
- 3 Tbs powdered monkfruit see notes
- 2-3 tsp freshly squeezed orange juice or water + 1 drop orange oil
To make the scones:
Preheat oven to 350. Line a medium baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a small dish, stir together flax and water and set aside to thicken.
Meanwhile, combine dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.
Whisk together the wet ingredients in another bowl. Pour wet over dry and mix well. Allow flour to absorb for a few minutes. If too sticky, add about 1 tsp of almond flour at a time until a soft dough forms. If too dry/crumbly, add a splash of water or oj.
Place ball of dough on parchment and flatten into a disc about 8" wide and 1" thick. Slice into 8 triangles and separate about 1-2" apart.
Bake for about 15 minutes until golden and crisp on the outside. Cool for 5 minutes before adding glaze.
To make the glaze:
Make powdered monkfruit if needed (see notes)
Add monkfruit to a small bowl and add 1 tsp freshly squeezed orange juice at time until a pourable consistency is reached.
Drizzle glaze over the scones. Sprinkle with additional orange zest. ENJOY :)
Monkfruit classic granulated sweetener & maple syrup available from Thrive Market. (Use this link http://thrv.me/prettypies for an additional 25% off your entire first order)
Almond flour from Thrive Market or Amazon
To make homemade powdered "sugar": Blending granulated sweetener (monkfruit) in a small blender for 10 seconds (I use a smoothie cup with my Ninja blender) *Note, you will need to blend at least 1/3 cup at a time for it to blend properly. Save the leftovers for another recipe like this delicious frosting! :)
To store: Scones may be kept at room temp in an airtight container for about 3 days. I store them in a glass container lined with paper towels to absorb excess moisture.
Leftovers are best served reheated in a dry skillet for about 5 minutes on medium until they crisp back up.
May be refrigerated for about 1 week, or frozen for 1 month (without glaze) tightly wrapped in an airtight container.
Macros for 1 scone (excluding sugar alcohol, which is zero carb): calories 211 Fat 19 g Carbohydrate 6.8 g Fiber 3 g Net Carbs 3.8 Protein 5.3 g
Adapted from 24 Carrot Kitchen
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