Keto Scones With Strawberries
These Keto Scones with healthy strawberries are ready in just 30 minutes!
These strawberry almond flour scones are crumbly, and moist, like a classic American biscuit with delicious pieces of strawberries and sugar-free glaze.
Are Strawberries Keto-Friendly?
Yes, you can eat strawberries on a keto diet. Like most berries, strawberries can be consumed in moderation without impacting your ketosis or blood sugar level too much.
In fact, 1 cup of fresh strawberries contains only 4.7 grams of net carbs per 100 grams, which is actually half of what you find in blueberries!
For a full list of keto-friendly fruits, check out our keto fruit list!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
This recipe is amazing, it makes truly delicious keto scones that are:
- Egg-Free Option
- Vegan Option
- Keto-Friendly (4.7g of net carbs)
- Ready in under 40 minutes
How To Make Keto Scones
These keto scones are not only for people on a keto diet. First, they are gluten-free scones, ideal for anyone intolerant to gluten.
Next, they are healthy scones made of wholesome, unrefined ingredients. They contain healthy fats from nuts and lots of fiber that are very fulfilling.
Fibers are also good for your gut health and make this recipe easier to digest.
Finally, they are also keto vegan scones if you use my egg-replacement option!
All you need to make these almond flour scones are:
- Almond Flour – prefer ultra-fine almond flour since a coarser almond meal can bring a slightly gritty texture. Read how to choose your keto flour!
- Coconut Flour – Coconut flour is a low-carb, high-fiber flour that brings taste and texture to low-carb recipes.
- Baking Powder – check that the one you are using is 100% gluten-free or replace it with half the amount of baking soda.
- Sugar-Free Crystal Sweetener – erythritol, Monk fruit blends, or xylitol. Read how to convert them!
- Sea Salt
- Egg – or flax egg if you are vegan. Eggs are 100% keto-friendly.
- Unsweetened Almond Milk – or any plant-based milk you like.
- Melted Coconut Oil – the recipe also works with butter.
- Fresh or Frozen Strawberries
Making The Dough
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) while making the Keto Scone dough. Take the wet ingredients out of the fridge so they are at room temperature.
Line a baking sheet with lightly oiled parchment paper to prevent the scones from sticking. I like to use refined coconut oil for that as it has a smoke point of 400°F (204°C).
Whisk all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl: fine almond flour, coconut flour, sugar-free crystal sweetener, baking powder, and salt.
Add all the liquid ingredients to the flour mixture: beaten egg, melted coconut oil, vanilla, and unsweetened almond milk.
Combine the keto scone batter with a silicone spatula for a few seconds. It is quite crumbly at first but it comes together as you mix.
Pour the chopped strawberries into the batter and use your hands to knead and squeeze the keto scone dough to form a ball.
It should take about one minute to form a consistent scone dough. If it is too dry add a splash of more almond milk.
If too wet, it can happen if you used frozen strawberries that release some juice, add 1 teaspoon of extra coconut flour.
Baking The Scones
Sprinkle some coconut or almond flour on your benchtop to prevent the scone dough from sticking to the bench.
Place the keto scone dough ball on the benchtop and sprinkle some coconut flour on the top. Then press it to flatten the ball into a large thick disk.
Smoothen the sides of the disk so that the scones have the typical cheese wedge shape.
Cut the disk into 10 even wedges to make 10 scones. If you want to make smaller keto scones, cut the disc into 12 parts.
Slide a flat spatula under each triangle to transfer them onto the cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.
Place each keto scone on the cookie sheet leaving about an inch between each scone. They won’t expand while baking, but you don’t want them to touch each other.
Bake the keto scones for 25 to 30 minutes in the oven at 350°F (180°C) or until the top is golden brown.
Making The Glazing
A scone recipe wouldn’t be the same without glazing. You can make a delicious sweet sugar-free glazing using powdered sugar-free sweetener and unsweetened almond milk.
The trick to making it even sweeter, add a few drops of stevia drops!
Even better, use flavored stevia drops like strawberry or vanilla stevia drops. These won’t add carbs and boost your sugar-free glazing with flavors.
If you have allergies, you can adapt the keto scones with the following swaps:
- Egg-Free: Replace the egg with a flax egg and add 1/2 teaspoon of guar gum to the dry ingredients. To make a flax egg combine 1 tablespoon of flaxseed meal with 3 tablespoons of lukewarm water. Stir the mixture and set it aside for 10 minutes until an egg-like texture forms. Use in the recipe as an egg replacer.
- Strawberries: you can replace the strawberries with other low-carb berries like blueberries to make keto blueberry scones.
- Coconut-Free: for a coconut-free scone recipe, try my almond flour scones recipe instead.
These Keto Scones can be stored for up to 3 days in a cookie jar. You can also freeze them in zip-lock bags for up to three months.
Defrost the keto scones the day before, or pop them in a warm oven for a few minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
These keto scones have only 4.7 grams of net carbs with frosting.
No, regular scones are loaded with carbs from the all-purpose flour and powdered sugar glazing. You need low carb scones to make them keto-friendly.
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