Keto Raspberry Scones

Keto Raspberry Scones-makes the perfect low carb treat. They have all the flavor we love in traditional raspberry scones minus all the carbs. Plus, it's easy because you do not roll out the dough in this recipe. #ketoscones #lowcarbscones #ketoraspberryscones #lowcarbraspberryscones 

Looking for an easy way to enjoy scones while doing a keto diet? Well, you’ve come to the right place because my recipe for Keto Raspberry Scones not only allows you to safely enjoy the tradition of afternoon tea and scones but to do so easily.

My recipe for Keto-friendly Raspberry Scones makes the perfect low carb treat. Since these low carb scones have all the flavor we love in traditional scones minus all the carbs.

 

 

These keto scones have a great biscuit-like texture with just the right amount of sweetness. And because this recipe for keto scones does not require you to roll out the dough, it’s super easy to make.

I also made a keto lemon icing for the top of these scones because the flavor of lemon really pairs well with the raspberries. You can, of course, leave the icing out if you prefer. But between us, you should at least once try these scones with the lemon icing.

Typically scones have a biscuit-like dough that is lightly sweetened but the majority of scone recipes call for rolling and then cutting the dough prior to baking. But I am all about making keto baking easier.

Which simply means that if I can reduce some time from creating a recipe, you better believe I will.  Am I the only one who appreciates easy, delicious keto recipes? I didn’t think so.

Plus if there is something I’ve noticed is that many who come to the keto diet don’t have years of baking skills under their belt. This means keeping things on the simple side just makes sense.

My tears of frustration when I first started keto baking is what pushed me to learn how to master ketogenic baking. I was determined to make it work since I was not about to hang up my baking apron just because I went keto.

Keto Raspberry Scones

Keto Raspberry Scones
Keto Raspberry Scones

An added bonus, about these keto scones, is that they are bursting with antioxidant-packed raspberries. On a keto diet, we are limited to the kinds of fruits we can consume but for the most part, most can enjoy a handful of berries as a treat.

The great thing about this raspberry scone recipe is that each serving provides an equivalent of about five raspberries. And since raspberries are packed with a lot of flavor, just a few raspberries go a long way in making this a delicious option.

This also means it’s a much healthier option than what a traditional sugar-laden raspberry scone could ever be. All that sugar in a typical scone just blocks the nutrition that raspberries can provide. Having them in a baked good like these scones also ensures you’re not going over your macros.

What’s particularly nice about trying to make a low carb scone recipe, is that scones are already not a very sweet treat. If you’re not familiar with scones, they are part of the quick bread family and they’re a cross between a biscuit and a lightly sweetened cake.

What I wanted was a recipe for keto raspberry scones that featured a nice crust yet be tender and moist on the inside.

BUT…..I wasn’t willing to achieve this if it required too many steps. Was that too much to ask? In case you don’t know when you are making traditional scones you approach it the same way you would if you were making biscuits.

How To Make Keto Raspberry Scones

This means you would have to cut in the cold butter into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter until the dough forms pea-sized pieces. Then to this mixture, you would have to add your wet ingredients. After you form the dough you then have to let it rest AND then roll out the dough so you can cut them into scones.

Can I tell you I got tired just writing about the typical scone making process? If that’s me, can you imagine how intimidating that many steps would be for an inexperienced baker?  It would especially feel like too many steps to if you’re new to keto baking where alternative flours are even trickier to work with.

That’s why this is a keto raspberry lemon scone recipe that would just require you to mix, spread, and bake.

I knew for certain that if I didn’t get the texture right that these keto scones would just end up being a dry crumbly mess. Something absolutely no one wants.

Keto Raspberry Scones-makes the perfect low carb treat. They have all the flavor we love in traditional raspberry scones minus all the carbs. Plus, it's easy because you do not roll out the dough in this recipe. #ketoscones #lowcarbscones #ketoraspberryscones #lowcarbraspberryscones 

Thankfully my keto scone recipes worked beautifully. Giving me the ability to share it with you with confidence.

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The Sugar-Substitute 

When it comes to choosing which sugar-substitute to use for this keto scones, I have several for you to choose from.  My go-to choice is  Lakanto Monk Fruit because the texture is spot on and since there is barely any aftertaste. It is a monk fruit and erythritol blend.

Lakanto Monk Fruit gets its sweetness from antioxidants called mogrosides, instead of fructose or sucrose. It’s why it’s a great all-natural sugar-substitute and has zero calories and zero glycemic index.

I’m also partial to Swerve an erythritol blend. Unlike other natural sweeteners like stevia, it has no bitter aftertaste and measures just like sugar. It’s made from ingredients found in select fruits and starchy root vegetables and contains no artificial ingredients, preservatives or flavors.

Swerve is the name brand of an Erythritol and it’s unlike other sugar alcohols because it has a 0 % impact on blood sugar.

You could also use the stevia and erythritol-based brand Pyure for most of my baked goods. But if using Pyure you will want to use 1/2 the amount called for in this recipe since it’s much sweeter. 1/4 cup is enough if using this sweetener.

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Lastly, if you can’t easily find a more natural sugar substitute you can also use Splenda with great success. You will want to use the Splenda that has a bulking agent. It’s the one that comes in larger bags. I don’t recommend Splenda Bake because it’s actually half sugar half sucralose product and will be too high in carbs to be considered keto-friendly.

Although Splenda is not an all natural sugar-substitute, in my opinion, it’s still better than real sugar. I recommend it because not everyone has easy access to the more natural substitutes plus it is at a price point that most can afford.

However, when it comes to keto lemon icing for these raspberry scones you will have to use a confectioner’s sugar substitute. Both Lakanto and Swerve have great ones.

The Alternative Flours

These keto-friendly scones use a combination of almond and coconut flour. I use them both because each of these flours plays a role in getting the texture as close to real scones as possible.

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After I successfully created a recipe for Keto Strawberry Scones I knew the next step would be to create other low carb scone recipes. Since that first recipe, I have created a Keto Chocolate Chip SconesKeto Blueberry Lemon Scones and now this raspberry one too.

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Keto Raspberry Scones

Keto Raspberry Scones

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Keto-friendly Raspberry Scones has all flavor of traditional raspberry scones minus all the carbs. And since this recipe for keto scones does not require you to roll out the dough, it's super easy to make.  They are grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, and keto-friendly.

Ingredients

Keto Raspberry Scones

Keto Lemon Icing

Instructions

Keto Raspberry Scones

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Grease with butter a 9-inch cast-iron skillet.
  3. Melt the butter and set aside to cool. 
  4. Using an electric mixer combine the sugar substitute, cooled melted butter, lemon extract, and the eggs.
  5. Add the sour cream and combine well.
  6. Next add the dry ingredients (the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and sea salt) then stir until fully combined.
  7. Lastly, fold in the fresh or frozen raspberries. Note that if using frozen raspberries there is no need to defrost.
  8. Spread the batter into a fully greased 9-inch cast-iron skillet. If you do not own a cast-iron skillet, use a greased round 9-inch cake pan.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  10. Allow your Keto Scones to cool completely before you drizzle the icing on top of the scones.

Keto Lemon Icing

  1. Combine the confectioners' sugar substitute, lemon juice, lemon extract, and the heavy whipping cream.

Notes

Store your Keto Raspberry Scones in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze without the icing for up to 3 weeks.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 203 Total Fat: 17.1g Saturated Fat: 5.9g Cholesterol: 68mg Sodium: 66mg Carbohydrates: 6.7g Fiber: 3.2g Sugar: 1g Protein: 6g
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10 Comments

  1. I’m a huge fan of your scones and love the fact that the base can be adapted in so many ways! My family isn’t strictly keto, just me, but that doesn’t stop them from devouring these scones! Thank you!

  2. Any chance you have the conversion amounts if you just use coconut flour? I have an allergy to tree nuts

    • Hi Carri, Although I have not tried converting this recipe to an all almond flour variety if I were to try I would start by doubling the coconut flour. So instead of the 1/2 cup of coconut flour, I would use 1 cup. It may produce more of a cake texture but it will still taste great. Let me know if you decide to try. Thanks!

  3. Just double checking that you melt the butter first, then measure the 4 tbsp?

  4. Does lemon extract go in scone mix and in icing? I don’t see an amount to put in mix. Not in the ingredients for scone mix just icing

  5. Lianne Montano

    I put the ingredients in to My Fitness Pal and the carbs are 29 for 10 scones without the topping. How can that be?

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