Spelt Scones (Biscuts)Submitted by: WCARTIST
IntroductionLight & fluffy, Under 100 calories & healthier then white flour biscuts Light & fluffy, Under 100 calories & healthier then white flour biscuts
2Â½ cups whole organic spelt flour
Â½ cup Sucanat (see the Care2 Directory of Natural Sweeteners for more about Sucanat or alternatives)
1Â½ teaspoons baking powder
Â½ teaspoon baking soda
Â¼ teaspoon sea salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 organic egg
Â½ cup organic buttermilk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2. Combine the spelt flour, Sucanat, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Add the butter and with a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter in until it is well combined and resembles course crumbs.
3. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg and whisk in the buttermilk and vanilla. Add to the flour mixture and gently combine.
4. Drop the mixture into eight balls on to the baking pan several inches apart (they expand!).
5. Bake until golden, from 17 to 20 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean when inserted in the middle
From Care2 Recipes
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WCARTIST.