Ginger Pear Scones Recipe

two ginger pear scones on a white plate

Add this tasty and fun reduced-sugar recipe by Chef Devin Alexander to your breakfast line-up! A flavor-packed roll-up of fluffy pancakes, creamy peanut butter and ripe bananas, this recipe is made with Truvia Original Sweetener has 60% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version. Makes 6 servings.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serving size: 1 piece

Calories: 140


  • 2 Tbsp Truvia Brown Sugar Blend

  • ½ tsp ginger root, raw, washed, chopped and peeled

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 Tbsp baking powder

  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ⅓ cup butter (unsalted and cut up)

  • 1 pear, washed, peeled and chopped

  • 1 egg**

  • 1 cup low-fat half & half


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 400° F.

  • 2.

    Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • 3.

    In a food processor, grind Truvia Brown Sugar Blend and ginger root together, set-aside (will liquefy with lumps).

  • 4.

    In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt.

  • 5.

    Stir in Truvia Brown Sugar ginger blend into dry ingredients.

  • 6.

    Using a pastry blender, cut butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  • 7.

    Stir in chopped pears, set aside.

  • 8.

    In a medium mixing bowl, combine eggs and half & half.

  • 9.

    Make a hole in the center of the flour mixture and add egg mixture all at once. Stir until moistened, dough will be very sticky.

  • 10.

    Turn dough out onto a flat floured surface.

  • 11.

    Knead dough by folding and pressing it together. Add more flour as needed to prevent sticking.

  • 12.

    Flatten dough into a circle, ½-inch in depth.

  • 13.

    Cut into equal wedges.

  • 14.

    Place scones 2 inches apart on a baking sheet.

  • 15.

    Bake 10-14 minutes or until golden.

  • 16.

    Serve warm with your favorite topping.

  • 17.

    Save unused portions in a sealed container.

*Each serving has 140 calories and 2 grams of sugar per serving, compared to the full-sugar version that has 150 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving.

**Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 180mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber < 1g
Total Sugars 2g
Erythritol < 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 6% DV
Iron 6% DV
Potassium 0% DV
Ginger Pear Scones is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good. Next time I will double the ginger and grate it instead of chop. I also made a glaze of powdered sugar free sweetener. I also made eight pieces as I didn't see the note for six on the recipe I printed. Thanks!
Date published: 2024-01-18
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