Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons cold butter
- 1-1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, divided
- 1 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries, chopped
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon 2% milk
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1-1/4 cups cream just until moistened. Fold in strawberries. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times.
- Pat into a 9-in. x 7-in. rectangle. Cut in half horizontally. Cut each half into four rectangles; separate and place on a greased baking sheet. Brush with remaining cream.
- Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. For glaze, in a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, butter and milk; drizzle over warm scones. Serve warm. Yield: 8 scones.
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Not sure why others have had issues. I chop the berries, then freeze them on wax paper before adding. Perfect every time!
My husband and I love this recipe. The dough was very sticky with all the cream but I just dumped it out on a very floured surface and then sprinkled with more flour before I kneaded and then only kneaded ten times like it stated. I sprinkled more flour on it when it felt too sticky and then once more when I was patting them into the rectangle shape. I agree that half the glaze would have been enough but my husband loved it so much he completely covered his scones. They turned out very light and fluffy for me and I think that is because I didn't over knead. We are definitely making these again.
Very good breakfast treat. Dough does get a little wet after adding strawberries, but just add enough flour to knead together and they come out great. the glaze is fantastic.
These had wonderful flavor, but gave only 4 stars because they were quite sticky and difficult to pat into scone shapes. They had more of a biscuit texture. The icing is scrumptious. Half the icing was plenty to generously drizzle on them! I only had 1/2 cup strawberries as well, so I added 1/2 cup blueberries...yummy!!
These tasted really good and came out light and fluffy. I found this as a last minute recipe that I could use up my left over cream and strawberries-and I wanted something for breakfast. I only had 1/2 cup of strawberries left, so it wasn't as strawberrish as I would like it, but otherwise the scones came out wonderful. Next time I will make sure I have the full cup of strawberries. Also just made half of the frosting and that was enough.