Lemon Lavender Scones

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Lemon lavender scones meet the zesty brightness and aroma of lavender. These tender, buttery scones create a sensory eating experience in each bite. The soft crumbs and aromatic flavors will tickle your sweet tooth. You can enjoy these scones with a dollop of clotted cream and a drizzle of honey. It will be the best companion with a cup of tea or coffee. So, let’s make this beautiful and sweet treat to satisfy your cravings. 

Ingredients For Lemon Lavender Scones

For The Scones

  • All-purpose flour
  • Cane sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Fine salt
  • Lemon zest
  • Culinary lavender
  • Unsalted butter
  • Egg
  • Vanilla extract
  • Lemon juice
  • Heavy cream
  • Sparkling sugar

For The Glaze

  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Lemon juice
  • Lemon zest

Ingredient Notes and Variations

  1. All-purpose flour: The dessert’s base gives the scones structure and texture. You can use gluten-free options or almond flour for a nutty twist. 
  2. Cane sugar: It will balance the lemon’s tartness and complement the lavender’s floral notes. As an alternative, you can use coconut sugar or granulated sugar. 
  3. Lavender: This is the start of the recipe that will add flora notes and aroma. You can use lavender extract as an alternative. 
  4. Heavy cream: It provides moisture and richness to the scones. For a lighter option, you can use whole milk or buttermilk. 
  5. Sparkling sugar: It gives your scones a finishing touch and irresistible allure. Sparkling sugar adds a subtle crunch and shines to the golden crust of the scones. You can substitute pearl sugar, granulated sugar, or coarse sugar.
preparing dough for Lemon Lavender Scones

How To Make Lemon Lavender Scones?

1: Prepare the dough

  • Preheat the oven until you make the dough, and keep the temperature to 400 degrees. 
  • Mix the dry ingredients like baking powder, baking soda, flour, salt, lemon zest, lavender, and sugar to knead the dough. 
  • Mix butter in the flour mixture with your hands to get a crumbly mixture. 
  • Collect the eggs after breaking their shells in another bowl, beat them with heavy cream, vanilla, and lemon juice, and make a smooth batter. It may take 60 seconds. 
  • Combine the dry and wet blends and knead the dough. 
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2: Prepare the scones

  • Place the dough on a dusted surface and roll it. 
  • Make circles up to 1 inch in thickness. 
  • Cut it into eight evenly-sized wedges. 
  • Place in a greased baking tray. 
  • Brush with cream and sparkling sugar. 
  • Bake it until golden. It may take 15 to 20 minutes. 

3: Prepare the glaze

  • Beat the lemon juice with sugar and vanilla extract until smooth. 
  • Once your scones are baked, drizzle them with the lemon and sugar mixture. 
  • Let them cool before serving. 
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Lemon Lavender Scones

Adalynn Ward
Lemon lavender scones meet the zesty brightness and aroma of lavender. These tender, buttery scones create a sensory eating experience in each bite. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 8 Scones


For The Scones

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup cane sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon fine salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon culinary lavender
  • ½ cup unsalted butter cold & cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sparkling sugar

For The Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • lemon zest for garnish

How to Make?

  • Preheat the oven until you’ve made the dough, then keep the temperature at 400℉.
  • Mix dry ingredients such as baking soda, flour, baking powder, lemon zest, sugar, lavender, and lemon zest.
  • Mix the butter into the flour in your fingers until a crumbly dough develops.
  • In a different bowl, break the eggs and beat them with heavy cream, lemon juice, and vanilla.
  • Combine the wet and dry mixture to form a dough.
  • Put the dough on a floured surface and then roll it.
  • Create circles using 1-inch thickness.
  • Cut the circle into eight wedges.
  • Place the baking tray on top and sprinkle with sugar and cream.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • To make the glaze, mix the juice of the lemon with vanilla and sugar.
  • Pour the lemon glaze over the scones that have been baked and serve them once they are excellent.


Serving: 1SconeCalories: 534kcalCarbohydrates: 66.8gProtein: 4.9gFat: 28.2gSaturated Fat: 17.4gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 245mgPotassium: 159mgFiber: 1gSugar: 38.9gCalcium: 66mgIron: 2mg
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