coconut and lime scones

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By SK H
from Salt Life, FL

I have a coconut and lime cake that I make and I have posted here. So I thought why not coconut and lime scones? A wonderful summer treat that tastes great. Would be wonderful at your Easter breakfast buffet. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut and lime scones

  • 2 c
    a/p flour
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    cold butter
  • 1/2 c
    cream
  • 4 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • zest of two limes
  • 1 c
    sweetned coconut
  • 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg
  • GLAZE
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1/2 tsp
    coconut extract

How To Make coconut and lime scones

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • 2
    Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cream, lime juice, zest and extracts along with egg and coconut. Mix until blended. Place on a lightly floured surface and pat into a 7- to 8-inch circle about 3/4-inch thick. Use a sharp knife to cut into 8 triangles; place on a cookie sheet (preferably lined with parchment paper), about 1 inch apart.
  • 3
    Bake until golden, about 15 to 17 minutes. Cool completely
  • 4
    Mix 2 cups powdered sugar with two tablespoons water along with 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract. place the icing in a bowl and dip the top of the scones in the icing and allow the remaining icing to drip off before turning them right side up. If the icing is not thick enough add additional powdered sugar.
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