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Wholemeal scones

 136 ratings

Prep Time:10 mins

Cooking Time:15 mins

Serves:6 Adults


Wholemeal scones

These wholemeal scones are just as tasty as any other; they are a better source of fiber and provide more slow release energy that white scones so keep you feeling fuller for longer.

About this recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals.


  • 50g / 2 oz. of plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 150g / 5 oz. of whole meal flour
  • 50g / 2 oz. of low-fat margarine
  • 25g / 1 oz. of caster sugar
  • 125ml / 4 fl oz. of semi-skimmed milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 230°C / 450°F / Gas mark 8
  2. Sieve the plain flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl
  3. Blend in the wholemeal flour
  4. Cut the margarine into small cubes
  5. Rub this into the flour mix with your fingers until the mix is powdery
  6. Mix in the sugar, then add enough milk to make a dough
  7. Place the dough on a worktop that’s been dusted with flour, so it won’t stick
  8. Knead the dough with the hands until it’s smooth
  9. Make it a round and flat shape, then cut 6 triangles in it
  10. Transfer to a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes
  11. When baked transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool
  12. Serve and eat as soon as possible

What you will need

  • Baking tray
  • Chopping knife
  • Kitchen scales
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Mixing bowl
  • Rolling pin
  • Sieve
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

For an extra energy-boosting start to the day, why not mash a banana and spread it on a warm scone?

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