Glazed Lemon Scones

READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • In a big bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; cut in the butter using a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in lemon zest and blend.
  • In another bowl, whisk egg, milk, and lemon juice; pour into flour mixture; mix until blended and moistened and a soft dough is formed.
  • Place dough on a floured work surface; knead 15-20 times and roll into a circle ¾-inch thick.
  • Place on baking sheet; score into 8-12 wedges with the point of a sharp knife.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown; cool slightly on wire rack; cut into wedges as marked and serve warm.
  • The glaze: in a small bowl, mix together powdered sugar and lemon juice; add in desired amount of food coloring (if using); drizzle over warm scones; sprinkle with lemon zest and almonds.