Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing Recipe

Happy Friday Friends!  Today I’m participating in a fun Mother’s Day blog hop.  I’m sharing a oh-so-yummy strawberry scones with lemon icing recipe… perfect for great Mother’s Day breakfast in bed.

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing Recipe

There’s some great gift ideas, décor and more to check out in this Mother’s Day Blog Hop!

Mothers Day Blog Hop

During Spring I love strawberries and I think they pair just beautifully with lemons.

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing Recipe

I know “scones” can sound intimidating, but I promise you can make them too!  They are the perfect breakfast treat and the fresh strawberries make them even better!

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing

Ingredients

scone

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup strawberries (finely chopped and dried well)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 6 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter (cut into little cubes)
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla creamer (liquid (coffee creamer))
  • 1 tablespoon cream (for brushing on top of scones)

icing

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest

Directions

scone
Step 1
Preheat your oven to 425. Place parchment paper on a cookie sheet.
Step 2
Combine your flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest in a medium sized bowl. Whisk till combined.
Step 3
Add your chilled butter cubes into the flour mixture and use either 2 butter knives or a pastry cutter to cut the butter pieces till they are pea-sized.
Step 4
Add your diced strawberries to the flour mix and gently mix till they are coated with flour.
Step 5
Drizzle your cream and creamer into the flour mixture and stir till just combined.
Step 6
Dump your combined mix onto a floured surface and knead a few times, just till it comes together. Then move your kneaded dough to your parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
Step 7
Press your dough into an 8" circle and then use a pizza cutter or sharp knife to cut it into 8 pieces (like cutting a pizza).
Step 8
Brush the scone tops with some creamer. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.
icing
Step 9
Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice, milk and lemon zest. Mix until smooth.
Step 10
Once scones have cooled for 20 minutes drizzle with lemon icing.

Make sure to visit these other lovely ladies for their great Mother’s Day goodies…

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Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing Recipe ~ Perfect for Mother's Day, Brunches or any Party

Have a wonderful weekend friends!  If you love strawberries and/or lemon here’s some other great recipes to try…

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Lemon Sponge Cake with Strawberry Syrup

Valentine Cake 1

Ultimate Chocolate and Strawberry Dessert

 

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Comments

  1. JaneEllen says

    This looks so delicious, it must be fattening. I had to pin this, maybe just maybe I’ll be able to make them. I’m not very adventurous in baking but they look too good to miss. Sure glad you shared these recipes. Happy weekend

  2. says

    Oh my, these look amazing! I would love to try this out, this is something even the boys would love. Thanks for sharing.
    XO
    Kristin

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