Strawberry Lemonade Scones

Strawberry Lemonade Scones @createdbydiane Afternoon tea is getting a fun summer update today.

 

You know I’m typically all about tea but today calls for strawberry lemonade,

 

a perfect match to these scones fit for royalty. Join me for a tea party!

 

No matter how hot it is outside, this updated afternoon tea will be just perfect.

 

Sweet and tangy ice cold strawberry lemonade is definitely on the menu, and, well,

 

it wouldn’t be afternoon British tea for royalty without delicious scones.

 

These will be my new go-to scone for entertaining; the flavors are so fresh and delicious.

 

strawberry lemonade scones in cast iron scone pan @createdbydiane   These scones have a really nice crust on top from Tate+Lyle® Organice Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar. Just one bite and you will taste all the deliciousness. The slightly sweet and tangy taste of these strawberry lemonade scones should be at every afternoon tea. I think we should call the UK and let them know what they are missing out on. After all, they have been holding out on the fact that Tate+Lyle® Sugars have been gracing Britain’s finest tables for over 130 years. I’m glad they are sharing them with us, so I think it’s only fair to do the same and share our newfound foodie yumminess with them. Don’t you? Tate+Lyle® Sugars have a unique texture and distinct flavors; their natural and organically grown sugars are perfect for adding an inspiring taste to recipes and beverages or for a glistening sweet crunch as a topping. With their Fairtrade promise, you can enjoy a sugar that not only makes a difference in your kitchen, but beyond.Tate+Lyle® Sugars are Fairtrade Certified, so your purchase means fair prices and opportunities for small scale sugar cane farmers to invest in their communities for a sustainable future. Learn more about how Fairtrade makes a difference here. These delightful British sugars are available at Walmart. Watch for the new Tate+Lyle® Gourmet Flavored Beverage Syrups that are coming soon in Fall 2014 for brightening up coffee and tea time! Like their Facebook Page and join their email list for inspiring recipes and special offers from Tate+Lyle® Sugars. Now available at Walmart.
   
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strawberry lemonade scones from @createdbydiane

 

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5.0 from 11 reviews
Strawberry Lemonade Scones
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Serves: 8 scones
 
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon Tate+Lyle® Organic Turbinado Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter (cold)
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries diced
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon lemon baking emulsion (or lemon extract)
  • 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. In medium bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together
  3. With a pastry cutter, cut in ice cold butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs
  4. In small bowl mix heavy cream, eggs, lemon juice and lemon extract
  5. Then add mixture to flour bowl and blend
  6. Stir in strawberries gently
  7. press dough into cast iron scone pan and sprinkle the remaining 1 tablespoon of sugar on top of scones or roll out with a little flour and cut into triangles and bake on a parchment lined baking sheet
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean

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Comments

  1. 22

    Sara says

    hi Diane, thank you for the great recipes on your blog. I love them. In the recipe above, Strawberry scones, there is no eggs listed in the ingredients but you mention to add eggs in the directions! Does it have eggs and if yes how many? Thank you

    • 23

      Diane says

      Thanks for letting me know, the recipe calls for 2 eggs. I adjusted the recipe. I’m not sure what is going on with the recipe, but the whole recipe went missing a few times and I’ve re written it twice, I hope it stays this time. If you have any trouble let me know and I can email it to you.

  2. 35

    Vincent says

    There’s a place we go for coffee sometimes that make the most delicious strawberry scones…they’re my favorite. I definitely need to try making some myself.

  3. 50

    says

    I made some peach scones recently and they were fantastic and guess what? Used this sugar on the top of them! Really!!

    I love turbinado sugar but REALLY love it for rimming cocktail glasses; the larger crystals provide much more oomph than regular sugar.

  4. 72

    Allison Downes says

    I like cherry scones the most.

    Thanks for the chance to win this

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