Gingerbread Scones with Lemon Breakfast Cream


Plenty of spices and a touch of molasses make these oatmeal gingerbread scones topped with a creamy lemon sauce a yummy breakfast or brunch choice.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
9 mins
Total Time:
24 mins
10 scones


  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup Quaker® Oats (Quick or Old Fashioned, uncooked)

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg (Optional)

  • teaspoon ground cloves

  • cup chilled margarine

  • cup low-fat milk

  • 2 egg whites, slightly beaten

  • 2 tablespoons molasses

Lemon Breakfast Cream:

  • ¾ cup ricotta cheese

  • 2 tablespoons frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar,flour, oatmeal, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, & nutmeg. Stir in margarine until crumbly.

  3. In a small bowl, combine milk, egg whites and molasses. Add to dry ingredients and mix.

  4. Add dough onto a floured surface; knead gently up to 10 times.

  5. Flatten dough to about 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with round biscuit cutter.

  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle tops of scones with reserved 1 teaspoon sugar.

  7. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.

  8. While cooking, begin making the Lemon Breakfast Cream.

  9. Place cheese and lemonade concentrate into blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Serve on top of warm scones and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

203 Calories
7g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 203
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 282mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 137mg 11%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 136mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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