Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 8 scones




  • Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
  • Position rack in top third of oven.
  • Mix flour, 1 cup sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, lemon peel and salt in food processor.
  • Add butter and cut in, using on/off turns, until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Whisk egg, and lemon juice in medium bowl to blend.
  • Add flour mixture.
  • Using on/off turns, process until moist clumps form.
  • Add 1/3 cup milk.
  • Using on/off turns, process just until dough comes together, adding more milk if dough seems dry.
  • Using floured hands, gather dough into ball.
  • Flatten to 8" round.
  • Cut round into 8 wedges.
  • Transfer scones to large baking sheet; brush with milk.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1 tbs sugar.
  • Bake until scones are golden brown and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  • Transfer to rack and cool.
  • (Can be made one day ahead. Store airtight at room temperature).