Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 18 mins

This is a recipe out of bon appetit. They are buttery perfection and go great with a hot cup of tea. They also do really well made ahead and reheated, which is what I like about them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. preheat oven to 400 and lightly flour baking sheet.
  2. blend flour, sugar, backing powder, and lemon peel in processor.
  3. add butter using on/off turns, cut in until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. transfer mixture to large bowl and make well in center then add 3/4 cup cream, using fork to stir until just moist.
  5. Mix in ginger.
  6. transfer dough to flowered surface and knead gently until smooth, about 8 turns. divide dough in half and pat each portion into 3/4 inch thick round.
  7. Cut each round into 6 wedges and transfer to prepared baking sheet, spacing 1 inch apart. Brush tops with remaining 2 tablespoons cream.
  8. Bake scones until light brown, about 18 minutes.
Most Helpful

I LOVE citrus and ginger. These scones, fresh out of the oven are amazing.

Barb 3663 April 14, 2010