Dried Cherry and Almond Scones

By ADW|2017-08-23T13:41:03-04:00Updated: August 23rd, 2017|Breakfast, Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Spray a cookie sheet or jellyroll pan with baking spray and set aside.
  3. Mix the egg and egg white together in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add canola oil, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, buttermilk, almond extract and nonfat dry milk. Stir well.
  5. Add baking powder, baking soda and flour. Mix until just blended.
  6. Add dried cherries and stir until blended.
  7. Spoon 12 evenly sized mounds of batter onto the prepared baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle with sugar, if using.
  8. Bake in oven for 10 to 15 minutes.

Food exchanges: 1 Fat, 1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 12 Servings
Calories:    210
Calories from Fat:    70
Total Fat:    7g
Saturated Fat:    1g
Cholesterol:    20mg
Sodium:    130mg
Total Carbs:    31g
Dietary Fiber:    1g
Sugars:    15g
Protein:    5g

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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