Healthy Cinnamon Roll Scones

“I received free samples of SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by SPLENDA® Sweeteners and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.”

I love trying out new products that have a health bonus and being NATURAL.  My favorite part about this natural sweetener is that it’s all natural! Most low-calorie sweeteners are artificial and have a horrible aftertaste.

Here are some facts about this all natural sweetener:

-SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Sweetener Blend is made with only Stevia cane sugar and stevia leaf extract

-SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend gets its unique sweetness from Reb D, one of the tastiest parts of the stevia leaf

-A 1/2  teaspoon of SPLENDA® Sugar & Stevia Sweetener Blend gives you the same amount of sweetness as a full teaspoon of traditional sugar

-It’s made from only 2 non-GMO ingredients: stevia + cane sugar

-It is versatile- It can be used anywhere you would use sugar

-Has 50% fewer calories than sugar

-There is NO artificial ingredients or added flavors

Healthy Cinnamon Roll Scones

Healthy Cinnamon Roll Scones

What do you get when a cinnamon roll and a scone get combined with a healthy twist? This healthy treat!

Ingredients

1 ½ cups whole wheat flour

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 ½ tsp. baking powder

1/4 cup salted butter, cold and cubed

½ cup; nonfat Greek yogurt, Vanilla or Plain flavored

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 Tbsp. milk

1 egg

1/3 cup Splenda® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend

For the glaze:

1/4 cup reduced fat cream cheese; softened

1/4 cup Splenda® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend

2 Tbsp. whole milk

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F, and line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  2. With a stand mixer, mix together the whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Cut in the butter in cubes and add to the mixture- the mixture will resemble fine crumbs. Stir in the Greek yogurt, vanilla, milk, egg, and Splenda® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend.The dough will be light and it will form into a ball.
  3. Transfer the dough to the prepared baking sheet, and shape into a ¾” tall circle using a spatula. Slice the circle into 8 triangular segments with a sharp knife. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until the tops are lightly golden. Transfer on a cooling rack and let cool completely.
  4. In the meantime, you can make the drizzle! Stir together the cream cheese, milk, and Splenda® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend in a small bowl. If you want a thinner glaze, add more milk. Mix until the glaze is lump-free and smooth. Transfer the glaze mixture to a zip-topped bag, and cut off a tiny piece of one corner. Drizzle the top of each scone and enjoy this healthful treat!
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If I were to splurge on one thing from Starbucks it would be on one of their tasty scones I always look at when I’m standing in line or a cinnamon bun. I remember way back in the day before I really even knew what calories were, I would order a scone occasionally when I went to Starbucks. I mean, who wouldn’t love a buttery pastry loaded with sugar- am I right? I often browse through Pinterest when I can on my phone throughout the day. Tons and tons of tasty treats overflow through my Pinterest feed and I’m also so tempted to make everything I see. When I received the this free sample of SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend I knew I wanted to make a healthy version of one of my favorite treats.  Breakfast scones always sound like a good idea. This time I made them with a healthy twist! These cinnamon roll scone treats are made with SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend and yogurt! Breakfast for me during the week is definitely a grab-and-go and these were perfect!

 

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Comments

  1. says

    I agree. It’s the Starbucks scones which tempt me also….and all those treats on Pinterest. So happy you made these so I can make a healthy treat!

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