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7 Recipes for Scrumptious Teatime Scones

Try these sweet and savory pastries for an afternoon treat

4. Dried Fruit Cream Scones

by Marion Cunningham

Golden raisins (also called sultanas) and a combination of chopped dried fruit — such as apricots, prunes and figs — are added to the moist, sticky dough in this easy recipe.

Per serving: 236 calories, 8g saturated fat, 30g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 1g fiber, 231mg sodium

5. Coriander-and-Orange-Scented Scones

by Sally Schneider

For scones with less fat and calories, try this recipe that uses buttermilk instead of large amounts of butter to achieve a flaky, tender texture. The coriander offers a unique complement to the sweetness of the fruit.

Per serving: 230 calories, 4g saturated fat, 40g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 2g fiber, 517mg sodium

6. White Chocolate Pecan Scones

by George Geary

These are scrumptious and indulgent dessert scones. Toasting the pecans brings out their wonderful flavor.

Per serving: 397 calories, 12g saturated fat, 42g carbohydrates, 6g protein, 1g fiber, 244mg sodium

7. Potato Scones

by Victoria Blashford-Snell and Brigitte Hafner

These savory scones are somewhat similar in flavor to potato pancakes and are delicious served with soups and stews. You can spice them up by adding chopped fried onion, dried mixed herbs or curry powder.

Per serving: 78 calories, 0g saturated fat, 14g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 1g fiber, 179mg sodium

8. Spiced Tea

by Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach

If you want to serve something more unique than the standard English breakfast and Earl Grey flavors for your teatime, try this sweet and spicy Indian chai.

Per serving: 91 calories, 2g saturated fat, 10g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 0g fiber, 53mg sodium

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