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Glazed Lemon Scones

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“Mom made these during Christmas. Yum-me.”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
8 to 12 scones
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. In a big bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; cut in the butter using a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in lemon zest and blend.
  3. In another bowl, whisk egg, milk, and lemon juice; pour into flour mixture; mix until blended and moistened and a soft dough is formed.
  4. Place dough on a floured work surface; knead 15-20 times and roll into a circle ¾-inch thick.
  5. Place on baking sheet; score into 8-12 wedges with the point of a sharp knife.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown; cool slightly on wire rack; cut into wedges as marked and serve warm.
  7. The glaze: in a small bowl, mix together powdered sugar and lemon juice; add in desired amount of food coloring (if using); drizzle over warm scones; sprinkle with lemon zest and almonds.

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