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Six slices of keto scones on a serving tray topped with lemon glaze and quartered lemon slices, as seen from above
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Keto Scones with Lemon and Chia Seeds

These delicious keto scones are baked to perfection and then drizzled with a lemon glaze for a scrumptious low-carb treat. Enjoy for dessert, Sunday brunch, or anything in between!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword easy low carb gravy, gluten-free, keto scones, low-carb baking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 222kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, chia seeds, baking powder, and salt.
  • Using a pastry cutter or two butter knives, cut the butter into the almond flour mixture until the largest piece of butter is roughly pea-sized.
  • Using a sturdy spoon or spatula, stir the egg, cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla extract into the almond flour mixture. Continue mixing until a slightly-wet dough forms.
  • Transfer the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Using your hands, form it into a circle about 6 inches wide. Make sure the dough has even thickness.
  • Cut the dough into 6 even wedges. Gently separate them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the edges are just beginning to turn brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow the scones to cool on the pan for about 10 minutes. Next, transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once the scones are cooled, prepare the glaze by mixing the Swerve powdered sweetener with the lemon juice.
  • Spoon the glaze evenly over each cooled scone.

Notes

This recipe is for 6 scones. Each scone is 1 serving.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can eat them straight from the fridge.
For longer storage, they will stay fresh in the freezer for 3-4 months. Before enjoying, allow to thaw for several hours in the fridge.

Nutrition

Serving: 1scone | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.2g | Protein: 4.5g | Fat: 20.1g | Saturated Fat: 9.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.6g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 69.1mg | Sodium: 363.7mg | Potassium: 37.8mg | Fiber: 4.1g | Sugar: 0.9g | Net carbs: 4.1g