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Classic scones with lemon zests

It's tea time ! Let's prepare some scones ;-)
Snacks
12 servings
10 min
15 min
17 min
Very Easy

Video

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Ingredients

12

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Combine egg and milk. Grate the cold butter.
  • Step 2 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar and baking powder. Add cold grated butter and rub in the butter using your fingertips until it looks like damp sand.
  • Step 3 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Add milk + egg mix gradually until you have a homogeneous dough. Set the rest of egg + milk aside for later.
  • Step 4 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Add your favorite flavor to it : we added lemon zests. Mix well and refrigerate the dough for 15 minutes.
  • Step 5 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Form a ball with the dough and cut in half. Cut each ball into 6 parts and form little balls with each part.
  • Step 6 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Place the doughs on top of a baking tray with parchment paper. Flatten the balls and baste with the rest of the egg + milk mix. Sprinkle with some sugar.
  • Step 7 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    Bake for 15-17 minutes at 350°F (180°C).
  • Step 8 - Classic scones with lemon zests
    There you are, ready to drink some tea with your favorite scones !

Observations:

You can replace lemon zests with chocolate chips or orange zests.
You can freeze the raw dough or the baked scones.
You can shape your scones as you please !

Photos

Classic scones with lemon zests, photo 1
Classic scones with lemon zests, photo 2
Classic scones with lemon zests, photo 3
Classic scones with lemon zests, photo 4
Classic scones with lemon zests, photo 5

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