Low Fat Strawberry Scones Recipe

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Christine Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Low Fat Strawberry Scones

These strawberry scones are a great way to use freshly harvested strawberries! It’s a tasty and healthy treat to help you start your day right.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Cool Time: 5 minutes
Total: 53 minutes



  • 1cupfresh strawberries,cut into small pieces
  • 1cupall purpose flour
  • 1cupwhole wheat flour
  • ¼cupsugar,plus 1 tsp for topping
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ¼cupbutter,frozen, half stick
  • ¾cupsbuttermilk,cold, 1% light
  • 1tspvanilla


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Mix the strawberries with 1 tablespoon of sugar, then set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, mix the all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.

  4. Using the large holes of a cheese grater, grate the frozen butter into the flour.

  5. Mix well with the flour.

  6. In a medium bowl, mix the buttermilk and vanilla.

  7. Using a fork, slowly stir in the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, until all the mixture is moistened. Do not over work the dough.

  8. Fold in the strawberries.

  9. Line a cookie sheet with a Silpat or parchment paper.

  10. Drop 8 equal large spoonfuls onto the cookie sheet.

  11. Bake in the center rack for 18 minutes.

  12. Remove and let cool for about 5 minutes.

  13. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 200.29kcal
  • Fat: 6.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.86g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.87g
  • Fiber: 2.41g
  • Sugar: 8.44g
  • Protein: 4.54g
  • Cholesterol: 16.17mg
  • Sodium: 203.74mg
  • Calcium: 123.68mg
  • Potassium: 137.60mg
  • Iron: 1.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 51.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.40mg
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