“Great when relaxing with a cup of hot tea or cappuccino. Nice, light, and refreshing.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
10-12 scones
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Grease baking sheet.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, pecans, lemon zest, and salt in mixing bowl.
  4. Using pastry blender or fork, mix in butter until flour resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Beat together eggs and half and half; fold into dough and knead slightly until just blended.
  6. Do not overmix.
  7. Divide dough into 4 parts.
  8. Gently pat each part into a patty about 1" thick and use a biscuit cutter or floured glass to cut scone shapes.
  9. Do the same with the other parts.
  10. Be gentle patting the excess dough back together to recycle.
  11. If you handle too much, the dough becomes tough.
  12. Place scones on greased baking sheet; sprinkle tops with turbinado sugar, if desired.
  13. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until light golden.
  14. Serve warm, or cool on a wire rack.

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