Whole Wheat Orange Ginger Scones

These yummy scones are easy to make – no rolling and cutting. They make a perfect accompaniment to a mid-afternoon cup of tea.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Makes: 10 scones 


Whole wheat flour

1 cup (250 mL) 

Oat bran

½ cup (125 mL)


1 Tbsp (15 mL)

Baking powder

2 tsp (10 mL)

Grated orange peel from medium orange

Dried ground ginger

½ tsp (2 mL) 

Non-hydrogenated margarine

3 Tbsp (45 mL) 

Skim milk

½ cup (125 mL) 




  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF (220ºC)
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, oat bran, sugar, baking powder, grated orange peel and ginger. Using a fork, work the margarine evenly into the flour mixture.
  3. In a small bowl whisk the egg and the milk. Add it to the dry mix.
  4. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and drop the scones batter onto the sheet by the spoonful to make 10 scones.
  5. Bake for about 12 minutes.

© – Reproduced with permission of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 2007.

Nutrition Information per scone (2 oz or 60 g): 

Calories: 109 kcal

Protein: 4 g

Fat: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 14 g

Fibre: 2 g

Sodium: 75 mg

Calcium: 54 mg

Iron: 1 mg


Last Update – September 22, 2017

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