High Protein Churro Scones Recipe

High Protein Churro Scones Recipe
Can't find the perfect high protein snack to pair with your morning coffee? Try out this protein churro scone recipe as your coffee's sweet counterpart.
Prep Time
~15 minutes
Cook Time
~25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 8
  • 266
  • 12
    g
  • 32
    g
  • 10
    g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 2 ⅓ cup oat flour
  • 1 scoop cinnamon protein powder
  • 1 tbs cinnamon, divided
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ⅔ cup vanilla egg whites
  • ¼ cup coconut oil or butter, frozen
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Topping, optional
  • 3-4 tbs coconut butter
  • OR ¼ cup nonfat greek yogurt + 2tbs vanilla protein powder + 2-3 tbs almond milk

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Combine oat flour, protein powder, baking powder, salt and 2 tsp cinnamon in a bowl
  4. Add frozen coconut oil to bowl and cut into mixture using a pastry cutter or 2 forks
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg whites, egg, vanilla, honey
  6. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients
  7. Mix until a dough comes together (if dough seems sticky, add in 1 tbs of oat flour at a time)
  8. Place dough onto parchment lined baking sheet
  9. Shape into a circle
  10. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  11. Bake 15-18 minutes or until edges start to firm
  12. Remove from the oven and cut into 8 triangles (center will still seem undercooked, this is ok)
  13. Return to the oven for another 5-7 minutes
  14. Remove from the oven and give your scones one more pass through with the knife
  15. Separate the scones on the baking sheet
  16. Return to the oven and bake for 2 minutes
  17. Finish off with additional cinnamon/sugar, a drizzle of coconut butter or protein ‘frosting’ if desired

Serving Suggestions

Makes 8 Servings

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