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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 598kcal
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda and cream of tartar.
  • Using your fingertips, crumble the butter into the flour mixture.
  • Add the lemon zest, crushed Walkers Shortbread crumbs and the chocolate chips.
  • In another bowl combine the cream, vanilla and lemon juice.
  • Pour into the flour and stir well with your hands until the mixture forms a sticky ball.
  • Dump the dough out onto a well floured work surface and form into a flat rectangle about an inch thick.
  • Using a sharp knife dive the dough into equal sized triangles and place on the prepared baking tray close to one another.
  • Brush the scones with the milk and sprinkle with the remaining crushed cookie crumbs.
  • Bake in the oven for about 25-30 minutes or until the scones feel firm when pressing your finger on top of them.
  • Whisk the powdered sugar with the lemon juice and drizzle over the scones once they have cooled.

Nutrition

Calories: 598kcal | Carbohydrates: 97g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 625IU | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2.9mg