Lemon Scones

Oh how I  love lemon…
especially lemon desserts.
That wasn’t always the case though,
you see when I was younger it was all about the CHOCOLATE I wouldn’t choose anything but CHOCOLATE!
Now I’m glad I grew up a bit and branched out because now I LOVE lemon!

Lemon Scones
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 3 T lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk, lemon juice, zest and extract along with one egg and one egg yolk (reserve other white) Mix until blended. Knead on a floured surface for a rectangle then cut into triangles. Brush tops with reserved egg white. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 -25 minutes until golden brown.
Notes
Lemon Icing: Mix 1 cup powdered sugar with 3 T lemon juice and 1 tsp lemon extract and tint if yellow if desired. Then drizzle on top of scones when they are cool.

lemon scones

 

 

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  1. 1
    Brisbane Baker says:

    Mmmm yum, I love plain scones with lemon curd.. but this seems interesting. May try this next time I whip up a batch :)

  2. 2

    Yummy. I am a sucker for lemon scones. These look particularly appetizing!

  3. 3

    I love anything with lemon. I made cranberry orange scones before, but never lemon…not sure why.

  4. 4

    These look so beautiful. I have never seen lemon scones. Sounds delicious, though.

  5. 5

    These are just screaming SUMMER!!!!

  6. 6

    I have never heard of scones in the lemon flavor. They sound delicious!

  7. 7
    ~Carrie from Cottage Cozy~ says:

    Oh I could bite right into that lovely lemon scone!

  8. 8
    Kim@Simply Domestic says:

    Oh my! This looks wonderful. I love lemon scones. I love your blog and all your wonderful recipes!

  9. 9

    Those are beautiful. I love how you tinted the icing yellow…so pretty!

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