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Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Moist Lemon Poppy Seed Scones made with whole wheat flour and greek yogurt are the perfect healthy pairing for your cup of morning coffee!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 161kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoon of lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 6 Tbsp. of butter {chilled} cut into small pea size pieces
  • 2 teaspoons of poppy seeds
  • 1 cup of vanilla flavored greek yogurt
  • 1 egg


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, lemon zest, poppy seeds, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Use a pastry blender, or two knives, to cut butter until it resembles small peas and add the butter to flour mixture.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the egg, yogurt, and lemon juice.
  • Stir the yogurt mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Dump the dough onto a work surface and “knead” 3-4 times. {as much as you can, it will be very crumbly}
  • Pat into a circle about ½ an inch thick.
  • Cut into 10-12 wedges and transfer to a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 121mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 0.9mg