Roasted Flax Scones

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Makes 12 scones


  • 1/2 cup milled roasted flaxseed
  • 2 tbsp grated orange rind
  • 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter or non hydrogenated margarine
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp whole roasted flaxseed


  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl combine flour, flax, orange rind, brown sugar, baking powder, salt.
  • Cut in butter and work it in until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Set aside 4 tbsp orange juice.
  • Add remaining orange juice to dry ingredients and mix until mixture forms a soft dough.
  • Put dough on flouered surface and knead gently 4-5 times.
  • Divide dough in half, form two balls. Roll ech ball into a 15 cm circle, 1 cm thick.
  • Cut each into 6 wedges. Place wedges on baking sheet.
  • Pierce top with a fork.
  • In a sauce pan Bring to a boil orange juice and sugar.
  • Brush scones with glaze. Sprinkle with whole roasted flaxseed.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until browned. Remove from oven and brush agian with remaining glace.