LEMON-CHIA SEED SCONES

  • PREP TIME: 25 MIN
  • COOK TIME: 20 MIN
  • MAKES: 12 SCONES

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 9 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons DOLE® Nutrition Plus Whole Chia Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk

DIRECTIONS

PREHEAT oven to 375°F.

COMBINE flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, lemon peel and salt in food processor. Add butter pieces and pulse mixture until forming a coarse meal. Transfer to a large bowl.

BLEND chia seeds, lemon juice and milk with flour mixture by hand until dough comes together. On a floured surface, flatten dough into an 8-inch round disc. Cut round into 12 wedges; transfer wedges to baking sheet.

BRUSH tops of scones with milk and remaining sugar. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown around edges and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

PER SERVING: 280 calories, 10g fat (6g sat.), 25mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 18g sugars), 4g protein, 6% Vit A, 2% Vit C, 10% calcium, 10% iron.