Sweet Lemon Scones

Sweet Lemon Scones Recipe

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Teresa Hawkins


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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about 16 scones
20 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Sweet Lemon Scones


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

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About Sweet Lemon Scones

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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