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Strawberry Oat Scones

Disclaimer: This Strawberry Oat Scones recipe was created as part of a project for The Women Bloggers and Kendal King Group on behalf of their client.

These Strawberry Oat Scones are definitely worth waking up for. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I say, if it’s sweet and hearty then I’m all for it. Since it strawberry season, I figured why not share this Strawberry Oat Scones recipe using a secret ingredient – Nestle Gerber Cereal.

Strawberry Oat Scones ingredients

Yes, traditional. As a result, scones get a nice twist with the addition of baby cereal. Although the Nestle Gerber Cereal comes in four flavors – Oatmeal Cereal Single-Grain, Multigrain Cereal, Oatmeal & Banana Cereal, and Lil’ Bits Oatmeal Banana Strawberry. The one I used for this recipe is the Gerber Oatmeal Cereal Single-Grain, and it’s available at Walmart. You can probably use any of their cereal, and you will still end up with something yummy.

First of all, if you’ve any leftover baby cereal be sure to give this recipe a try because when you try it, you will want to make it again and again. Hiding inside the scones are a healthy dose of strawberry, while I understand that not everyone likes strawberry. You can probably make these with any in-season fruit of your choice. Sometimes, I double the recipe, and they come in handy for busy mornings. Fresh strawberries freeze well, therefore, whenever we go strawberry picking, I freeze them in zippered lock bags, so I can have some on hand as needed.

Strawberry Oatmeal Scones

You can dig in right out of the oven. We either eat it by itself or take a page from the British and pair with a cup of tea. At the last minute,  I drizzled some sugar glaze on top. As a result, we needed up with slightly sweeter scones.

Strawberry Oat Scones

Strawberry Oat Scones recipe using baby cereal

Strawberry Oat Scones

Author: Kira O.

Serves: 8

[b]Strawberry Oat Scones[/b]

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Gerber oat cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries, diced into small pieces
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 oz. cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 egg
  • [b]Egg Wash/Sugar Sprinkle[/b]
  • 1 egg
  • sugar
  • [b]Vanilla Glaze[/b]
  • confectioners sugar
  • water
  • vanilla extra

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper
  2. In a small bowl, chop the strawberries and set aside
  3. In a large bowl mix the flour with sugar, baking powder, and salt
  4. Add the butter and using a fork, mash until the butter and lumps are about the size of peas
  5. Add the chopped strawberries and toss until well coated
  6. In a separate bowl, mix the egg and buttermilk
  7. Add the egg and buttermilk mixture into flour and mix until well combined
  8. Transfer dough onto a floured surface. Using your hand, shape the dough into a circle that’s about 7/8 inch large, using a pizza cutter, divide into 8 equal size triangles
  9. Transfer the scones onto your baking sheet and brush with egg for a shiny finish. Sprinkle with sugar to give it a crispy top
  10. Bake for 20-30 minutes until golden brown
  11. Remove from oven and transfer onto a cooling rack
  12. Drizzle with vanilla glaze
  13. Serve warm and enjoy.

Easy Strawberry Oat Scones Recipe

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Strawberry Oat Scones

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

66 Comments

66 Comments

  1. Sheila K.

    June 20, 2016 at 11:04 am

    I would try this recipe but I’m allergic to strawberries—yikes!

  2. Betsy Barnes

    June 20, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Yes, I would love to try this recipe, love scones and strawberries! 🙂

  3. Donna L

    June 20, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    Yes, this recipe sounds delicious.

  4. Rosie

    June 20, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    I love scones, I was brought up on them and Scottish ballads, and I would love to try this recipe – it sounds scrumptious!

  5. Peggy

    June 20, 2016 at 4:19 pm

    ive never made scones but always wanted to attempt them. Looks great!!

  6. Amber Cheras

    June 20, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    I would love to try this recipe.It sounds simple and delicious!

  7. Kristen

    June 20, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    Yes I would consider trying it.

  8. Tina W

    June 20, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    I think the recipe looks yummy, I would try it.

  9. Kim Henrichs

    June 20, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    These look so good I would love to make them!!

  10. Barbara Montag

    June 20, 2016 at 7:49 pm

    Yes I love this recipe.
    Would make it to share when I volunteer.
    thank you

  11. HS

    June 20, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    I would consider trying this recipe.

  12. Heather Hayes Panjon

    June 20, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    Yes I Would Try This Recipe. It Looks Delicious!

  13. Jessica To

    June 20, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    This looks great – I would try the recipe.

  14. Julie Wood

    June 21, 2016 at 8:26 am

    I would consider trying these scones recipe! I love scones and these look so good!

  15. Angela Kinder

    June 21, 2016 at 10:04 am

    I would try it in a heartbeat! What’s not to love – it has oat, strawberries, and it’s scones! Yum!

  16. Lauren

    June 21, 2016 at 10:31 am

    Yes, these scones look delicious!

  17. valerie sobus

    June 21, 2016 at 11:11 am

    yes i would!! i have a baby so whatever is left the cereal can be eaten by him….meanwhile my husband and i can enjoy the scones 😉 plus i love finding recipes where there is an unexpected ingredient!

  18. judith

    June 21, 2016 at 11:35 am

    i’d love to try this recipe

  19. Mami2jcn

    June 21, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    Yes, I would try this recipe. We love strawberries!

  20. Elena

    June 21, 2016 at 1:16 pm

    Yes, I would love to try this recipe

  21. Ashley C

    June 21, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    Yes, my kids would love this recipe I think!
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  22. Laurajj

    June 21, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Oh yes, my family would love this! They love scones, and we have strawberries growing in our garden!

  23. Janet W.

    June 21, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    Yes, I would definitely try this recipe! I love the ingredients!

  24. Kelly D

    June 21, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Yes I would try this recipe, looks great!

  25. natasha Lamoreux

    June 21, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Absolutly, these look amazing!

  26. Kristin Goodson

    June 21, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    Yes I would definitely try those! They look yummy and I think my whole family would gobble them up.

  27. Ashley S

    June 21, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    Of course! It looks delicious! I love the idea of using Gerber food too!

  28. Steve Weber

    June 21, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    absolutely! this sounds amazing.

  29. Chrissy

    June 21, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    I would definitely try this recipe! Seems like a great way to use up my leftover cereal!

  30. Will G

    June 21, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    It looks good, so yes.

  31. Kimberly Flickinger

    June 21, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    I would definitely try this recipe, looks very good!

  32. Rachel

    June 21, 2016 at 8:44 pm

    Yes I would.

  33. kim kihega

    June 21, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    I would love to try this recipe!

  34. Mary Cloud

    June 21, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    I would definitely give it a try

  35. shelly peterson

    June 21, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    I would consider making this, my grandsons would enjoy it.

  36. Karla R.

    June 21, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    I would love to try this recipe, always look forward to trying new things.

  37. Jennifer Marie

    June 21, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    Yum, I would absolutely think of trying it.

  38. Sarah Hayes

    June 22, 2016 at 1:05 am

    absolutely! I think it looks great

  39. kelly tupick

    June 22, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Yes, i would try this. I love scones.

  40. Bridgett Wilbur

    June 22, 2016 at 11:15 am

    I would love to try this it sounds so good.

  41. Ashley Simmons

    June 22, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    Yes I would love to try it!! Looks good.

  42. Tammy Horn

    June 22, 2016 at 1:24 pm

    This recipe looks delicious, yes, I most definitely will be trying this.

  43. Elle

    June 22, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    Yes, I’d try it.

  44. Tamra H

    June 22, 2016 at 5:14 pm

    Yes, my husband is a lover of all things breakfast, I’d like to make these for him.

  45. Natalie

    June 22, 2016 at 7:18 pm

    These scones look amazing! I would love to try them for brunch or breakfast!

  46. Thomas Murphy

    June 22, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    I would love to try the recipe!

  47. Tabathia B

    June 22, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    I would eat it but I don’t know if I would attempt to make it myself

  48. Maria C.

    June 23, 2016 at 3:03 am

    Absolutely! I am very much considering this recipe. Thank you for sharing

  49. Susan Christy

    June 23, 2016 at 8:44 pm

    Sure I would try this recipe – sounds delicious!

  50. tammy shelton

    June 24, 2016 at 12:15 am

    Yes, I would try these. I’ve never had a scone and these look delicious!

  51. Allison Swain

    June 24, 2016 at 1:25 am

    I would consider trying it. Thanks for the chance to win

  52. DJ

    June 24, 2016 at 11:20 am

    Yes, this recipe looks so good! I know my family would enjoy it.

  53. Stacey Roberson

    June 24, 2016 at 7:22 pm

    I definitely would! I love oatmeal and it’s healthy, too.

  54. Stefanie Gladden

    June 24, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    yes I would love to try out this recipe!

  55. Jeffrey

    June 24, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    I would definitely try this recipe, looks great for a weekend brunch or a dessert!

  56. Birdiebee

    June 25, 2016 at 1:33 am

    My family would likely love this recipe.

  57. SHAYNA

    June 25, 2016 at 8:07 am

    I WOULD DEFINITELY TRY THIS RECIPE !

  58. Serge B

    June 25, 2016 at 9:29 am

    Sure, they look delicious

  59. Karen Nadeau

    June 26, 2016 at 11:50 am

    I will love to try the recipe.

  60. Courtnie Miller

    June 26, 2016 at 8:14 pm

    I’d give it a shot!

  61. Ellie Wright

    June 28, 2016 at 12:24 am

    I would love to try it. This looks delicious.

  62. Melissa Cunningham

    June 28, 2016 at 3:03 am

    Actually I would. I’m considering making it for my 4 kids!

  63. Jeanna

    June 28, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    I would try it! It looks yummy!

  64. Jillian Too

    June 28, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Yes, I’d like to try it. I love anything with strawberries during summer.

  65. Sonya Morris

    June 28, 2016 at 10:32 pm

    Yes! I would consider making this myself.

  66. Melanie Montgomery

    June 30, 2016 at 11:05 pm

    Yes, I would. I love really love scones!

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