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Lemon Scones


  • Author: Angelstar Allrcipes.com
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 55
  • Yield: 16 1x

Description

Delicious soft scones that melt in your mouth. Perfect for a Sunday Brunch or a dessert.


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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 9 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons water, or as needed

Instructions

  1. 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 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. 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.
  3. 3.Knead dough briefly for 5 or 6 turns. Pat or roll dough out into 3/4 inch-thick round. Cut with open end of a 1 1/2 inch diameter glass into 16 circles and arrange on a baking sheet leaving 1 inch between each round scone.
  4. 4.Bake in preheated oven until bottom edges are lightly tan, 11 to 14 minutes. Allow scones to cool for 15 minutes.
  5. 5.While scones are cooling, stir confectioners’ sugar, melted butter, 2 1/2 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.
  6. 6.Drizzle glaze over warm scones.

Notes

Serving size: 1 scone

Calories per scone: 278

Fat:  12g

Carbohydrates: 38g

Protein: 3g

Equivalents: 2.5 starches and 2 fats