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sweet lemon scones

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Teresa Hawkins
Lakewood, CA

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.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For sweet lemon scones

  • 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
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 3 Tbsp
    heavy cream
  • 1
    2 inch cookie cutter. round.

How To Make sweet lemon scones

  • 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.

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