Fresh Rhubarb, Strawberry & Ginger Scones

Fresh Rhubarb Strawberry Ginger Scones

In the midst of packing, I had a rhubarb-induced panic attack. As in, oh my god I just remembered Rhubarb doesn’t grow in Hawaii- based hysteria. It wasn’t a problem growing up because I had no idea was I was missing. Now that I’ve been enlightened, I’m not quite sure how I’m going to cope with the loss when I move to Hawaii in 2 weeks. Naturally I’ve gone into rhubarb-everything mode and stocked up at the farmer’s market this weekend. Is it possible to have too much rhubarb in the fridge? Definitely not. Especially when it comes to these Fresh Rhubarb, Strawberry and Ginger Scones.

These scones are made with fresh rhubarb and strawberry, which both grow like crazy this time of the year. The zested ginger is a bonus little punch to the sweet-tangy combination of the rhubarb and strawberry. If you loved my Coconut Banana Bread Scones with Lime Glaze, you’ll love my new scone recipe. Whether this is your breakfast, mid-morning snack, or dessert, these baked treats are a must-have summer recipe.

What other rhubarb recipes would you recommend? Hurry – the countdown is on!

Fresh Rhubarb Strawberry Ginger SconesFresh Rhubarb Strawberry Ginger Scones


Fresh Rhubarb, Strawberry + Ginger Scones
Yields 8

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2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp course salt
8 T unsalted butter, frozen and grated
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup strawberries, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup rhubarb, coarsely chopped
1/8 tsp fresh ginger, grated

Preheat oven to 400F. Mix together dry ingredients in a large bowl, and then add butter and sour cream. Use a fork to mix and mash until large clumps form. Add the strawberries, rhubarb and ginger zest and fold into mixture. Gather dough and press into a large ball. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to approximately a 7-8 inch circle, 3/4 inch thick. Slice into 8 pieces and bake on parchment paper for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

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4 Responses to "Fresh Rhubarb, Strawberry & Ginger Scones"

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  1. Whitney Harvey


    Not to worry Marisa, rhubarb does grow in Waimea. So if you don’t have any luck on Oahu, we’ll send you some! Congrats on the move, hope to see you soon!

    • Marisa


      WHAT? best news ever!

  2. Poppy


    I love strawberries and ginger. Perhaps I can swallow the rhubarb bits whole 🙂

  3. I’m so sad you’re moving. But, can’t wait to see what you do with the food resources in Hawaii! These look amazing!


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