March 4, 2010



Many a years ago a friend told me about Eat Right For Your Type. It told me to avoid coffee and gluten among other things. COFFEE. Really!? Yet to ween off of that. I did, never the less, start baking pretty much everything with brown rice and spelt flour. Spelt flour is a lot more forgiving in regular recipes. It has a nice earthy taste to it that's quite the obsession around here. I've done things from chocolate cake to crepes. And I am here to share my scones recipe with you. Since the weekend is almost here and I do whip these out EVERY weekend (to have with my latte).


Spelt Blueberry Scones

2 cups of Spelt Flour
1/4 cups white sugar
1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cut into pieces
3/4 cup blueberries
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk*

*I make my own buttermilk from soy. Use 1/2 cup soy and stir in 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Let it stand for 10 minutes to activate and thicken a bit.

Preheat the oven to a blazing 400 degrees.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut the butter into small pieces and blend into the flour mixture with a fork until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in the blueberries. In the small measuring cup whisk together the buttermilk* and vanilla extract and then add to the flour mixture. Stir together.

Transfer to a floured surface and knead dough until it comes together. Pat the dough into a circle that is about 7 inches round and 1 1/2 inches thick. Cut the circle in 8 pie-shaped wedges. Place the scones on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle the scones with raw sugar.

Bake for about 15-20 minutes. And va-la.


  1. I love you and love all of this! Keep it up.

  2. I am so excited for this new adventure of blogging and I am so glad you shared this recipe with us. These scones are amazing. Can't wait to make some.

  3. They are as good as they look. Come over and try one...

  4. go white crow! i can't believe i JUST found out bout this! love love it! dang.

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