• Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 12 mins
  • Serves: 10

Lemon Scones Recipe

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 C all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/3 C butter cold, cut into pieces.
  • 1/2 C half and half whipping cream or buttermilk
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • Glaze:
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • juice of a lemon
  • hot water enough to make drizzling consistency


Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest.
Using a pastry blender cut in butter until small pea shaped crumbs form.
Add in lemon extract and milk.
Stir until incorporated. Dough may be slightly sticky.
Place on a lightly floured surface and knead a few times. Form into a ball and flatten into a 8 inch disc.
Cut into 10 pieces and place on a parchment covered baking sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes at 400 degree F or until lightly browned around edges.
Remove and cool.
Mix together powdered sugar, juice of a lemon and enough hot water to form a good drizzling consistency (not much water)
Drizzle over scones.

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