Strawberry Lemonade Scones

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Strawberry Lemonade Scones

We had these for dessert on the 4th of July, as well as they were a perfect summertime treat! I dear the combination of lemon as well as strawberry! I didn’t convey whatever lemon curd, as well as hence I simply made a uncomplicated glaze alongside lemon juice as well as powdered saccharide to transcend them, as well as it was perfect. It was too a smashing means to utilization upward roughly strawberries that were teetering on the edge. I followed the recipe fairly closely, except that I substituted fatty gratis one-half as well as one-half for cream (I didn’t convey any) as well as left out the freeze dried strawberries. Definitely a proficient recipe to brand again, mayhap alongside another fruits similar blueberries or fifty-fifty apples as well as cinnamon.

Ingredients :

ii 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
ii tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 loving cup unsalted butter (chilled, non softened), cutting into cubes
1 loving cup diced fresh strawberries
1/2 loving cup freeze-dried strawberries
1 generous tablespoon lemon zest
ii eggs, beaten
1/2 loving cup heavy cream

Topping:
sugar
sanding sugar
cream
prepared lemon curd

Instructions :

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In large bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, as well as salt.
  • With pastry blender, cutting inwards butter cubes until mixture has coarse crumbs.
  • Gently add together both kinds of strawberries as well as the lemon zest.
  • Make a good inwards the middle of the mixture as well as laid aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together eggs as well as cream. Add egg mixture to flour mixture.
  • Gently stir until moistened. Place dough onto a good floured surface.
  • Gently knead the dough yesteryear folding as well as pressing it nearly vii times, turning the dough a quarter plough afterward each fold.
  • Move dough to a lightly floured parchment-lined baking canvass (or stoneware baking canvass without parchment). Pat dough into a ¾ inch-thick circle.
  • Cut circle into wedges as well as carve upward each slightly. Brush wedges alongside cream as well as sprinkle alongside sugar.
  • Bake 16-20 minutes until golden brown.
  • Drizzle scones alongside lemon curd as well as transcend alongside sanding sugar.
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