Roll Out the Red Carpet for these Ginger-Pecan Scones

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The holidays are a flurry of friends, family and food. We were so inspired by the sweet and savory spices of the season, we dreamed up a tasty, ginger-pecan scone recipe complete with Vi-Shape® for a nutritional boost. Enjoy these yummy scones at breakfast with a hot cup of coffee or tea.

Spiced Ginger-Pecan Scones with Vi-Shape

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Vi-Shape Shake Mix
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ cups applesauce OR 1 large avocado
  • 1 ¼ cup soy milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup pecan halves (toasted, chopped)
  • ½ cup crystallized ginger (chopped)
  • 1 ½ tsp. fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ tsp. sea salt

Ginger-Pecan Scones

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F. Line baking sheet with parchment. Whisk Vi-Shape and flour, brown sugar, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  2. Add applesauce or avocado and using fingertips, blend into flour mixture until course meal forms.
  3. Add soy milk, vanilla and fresh ginger and stir with fork until moist clumps form.
  4. Add pecans and crystallized ginger.
  5. Transfer dough to lightly floured surface, knead and divide in half.
  6. Form each half into a disk and cut each disk into six wedges. Transfer to parchment.
  7. Brush scones with soy milk and sprinkle with crystallized ginger as desired.
  8. Bake scones 20 minutes until golden and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

Makes 12 scones

About The Author

ViSalus, Inc. is a healthy lifestyle company committed to transforming Life, Health and Prosperity around the world by creating meaningful connections, supporting physical transformations, and promoting entrepreneurial freedom. ViSalus offers its products in North America under the ViSalus® brand and in Europe under the Vi™ brand. For more info, visit Vi.com

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