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Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing Recipe

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I’m sharing a oh-so-yummy Strawberry Scones with lemon icing recipe… perfect for Springtime!  I love spring because that’s the start to the prime strawberry season in California.  If we’re lucky and it doesn’t get hot fast, strawberry season can go far into summer.  These scones made with cream are great for Mother’s Day breakfast in bed, brunch, baby showers or anytime you want to share with your family a great strawberry treat.

Easy Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze Recipe

Strawberry Scones

I love strawberries paired with lemons.  I think they are such a great compliment to each other and this scone

Easy Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze 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!

Easy Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze Recipe

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
 

Perfect for brunch, breakfast or anytime with these Strawberry Scones with a delicious Lemon Icing to drizzle on top.

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: brunch, strawberries
Servings: 8 pieces
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 emon zest
Instructions
Scone
  1. Preheat your oven to 425. Place parchment paper on a cookie sheet.
  2. Combine your flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest in a medium sized bowl. Whisk till combined.
  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.
  4. Add your diced strawberries to the flour mixture and gently mix till they are coated with flour.

  5. Drizzle your cream and creamer into the flour mixture and stir till just combined.
  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.
  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).
  8. Brush the scone tops with some creamer. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.
Icing
  1. Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice, milk and lemon zest. Mix until smooth.
  2. Once scones have cooled for 20 minutes drizzle with lemon icing.

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Easy Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

 

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19 Comments

  1. I made these, and they tasted amazing, however, they were not as plump as yours. Not sure what happen there. Yet, everyone loved them, and deviled them.

  2. I decided to make scones for Mother’s Day this morning. Instead of strawberries, I used blueberries. My family raved about them, saying that the only scones they ever had were very hard and that they didn’t like them. They were surprised to find these moist and delicious, making them scone fans after all 🙂

    1. So happy to hear that Monica! I bet they were delicious with blueberries!

  3. 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

  4. 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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