Easy Scones with Variations!
2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
1/3 cup milk alternative
1/3 cup vegan margarine, softened or oil
1/4 cup maple syrup or agave nectar
1 cup all purpose (white) flour
1 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
apple spice scones: 1 cup apple sauce or pureed fresh apple and 1 teaspoon cinnamon
for banana walnut sccones: 1 cup mashed banana 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup crumbled walnuts
for lemon poppy seed scones: 2 tablespoon lemon juice, zest of 1 lemon, 1 tablespoon poppy seeds and 1/4 cup extra milk alternative
for currant spice scones: add 1/2 cup currants (or raisins) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
In a medium sized bowl whisk togetherall of the wet ingredients but also addthe flax seeds.
In a large bowl whisk together all ofthe dry ingredients.
Gently fold both together until a thicksticky batter forms being careful to notovermix.
Scoop into 8 round scones on a bakingsheet and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-35 minutes.