Homemade Lemon Shortbread Scones

Delicious lemon scones with white chocolate.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 598 kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp cream of tartar
  • 4 tbsp butter diced
  • 3 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup finely crushed Walkers Shortbread Vanilla Cookies
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda and cream of tartar.

  2. Using your fingertips, crumble the butter into the flour mixture.

  3. Add the lemon zest, crushed Walkers Shortbread crumbs and the chocolate chips.

  4. In another bowl combine the cream, vanilla and lemon juice.

  5. Pour into the flour and stir well with your hands until the mixture forms a sticky ball.

  6. Dump the dough out onto a well floured work surface and form into a flat rectangle about an inch thick.

  7. Using a sharp knife dive the dough into equal sized triangles and place on the prepared baking tray close to one another.

  8. Brush the scones with the milk and sprinkle with the remaining crushed cookie crumbs.

  9. Bake in the oven for about 25-30 minutes or until the scones feel firm when pressing your finger on top of them.

  10. Whisk the powdered sugar with the lemon juice and drizzle over the scones once they have cooled.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Lemon Shortbread Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 598 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 388mg17%
Potassium 319mg9%
Carbohydrates 97g32%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 47g52%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 625IU13%
Vitamin C 8.5mg10%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.