Lemon Scones Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: August 27, 2021
Lemon Scones Recipe

How To Make Lemon Scones

Lemon scones are a delicious British treat with the aroma and taste of citrus. They’re great to have with a cup of tea or coffee.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Cool Time: 15 minutes
Total: 55 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3cupall-purpose flour
  • cupwhite sugar
  • tspbaking powder
  • tspbaking soda
  • tspsalt
  • ¾cupcold butter,cut into pieces
  • 9tbspmilk
  • 3tbsplemon juice
  • tsplemon zest
  • tspvinegar
  • 2cupconfectioners sugar
  • cupbutter,melted
  • tbsplemon juice
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • 2tbspwater,or as needed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Mix flour, white sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Cut in cold butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  3. Whisk milk, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, lemon zest, and vinegar in a small bowl and stir into flour mixture until moistened; turn out onto a lightly floured surface.

  4. Knead dough briefly for 5 or 6 turns. Pat or roll dough out into a 1 inch-thick round. Cut into 10 wedges and arrange on a baking sheet leaving 1 inch between each wedge.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until bottom edges are lightly tan, 11 to 14 minutes. Allow scones to cool for 15 minutes.

  6. While scones are cooling, stir confectioners’ sugar, melted butter, 2½ tablespoon lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth. Stir water into sugar mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, until mixture is easily drizzled.

  7. Drizzle glaze over warm scones.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 443.39kcal
  • Fat: 20.77g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.81g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.93g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.74g
  • Fiber: 1.09g
  • Sugar: 31.18g
  • Protein: 4.55g
  • Cholesterol: 54.22mg
  • Sodium: 280.09mg
  • Calcium: 79.25mg
  • Potassium: 74.27mg
  • Iron: 1.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 174.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.89mg
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