Sweet Lemon Scones Recipe

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Sweet Lemon Scones

Teresa Hawkins

By
@Linay

With this reciepe you can freeze scones before baking. Make sure scones are firm then place in freezer bags. Add just a few extra minutes to the bake time.

You need a pastry blender.


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Serves:

about 16 scones

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
salt
4 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
3 1/2 Tbsp
butter no margine
1-8 oz
carton lowfat lemon yogurt
2
eggs-separated
1 tsp
grated lemon peel
3 Tbsp
heavy cream
1
2 inch cookie cutter. round.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven at 425.
2
Stir together flour, salt, sugar and baking powder.
Using a pastry blender, cut butter into flour mixture
until it resembles course crumbs. Stir together the
lemon yogurt, egg yolks and lemon peel.
3
Add to the flour mixture and stir lightly with a fork. Add cream 1 tablespoon at time until dough
begins to clump together.
4
Gather dough on lightly floured surface and knead just three to four times, until dough holds together.
Do not over work.
5
Pat dough into a rectangle about 3/4 inch thick and cut with 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place scones on
ungreased cookie sheet.
6
Brush tops with beaten egg whites. Bake for 10 minutes or until light brown. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads