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triangle scone on a wooden cutting board with sprinkles of lavender and icing

Lemon Lavender Scones

Delicious lemon lavender scones for a fun, light sweet treat.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon lavender scones
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tsp culinary lavendar


  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup milk

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tbsp water


Make the Lemon Lavender Scones

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In bowl, add the flour and cold butter. Mix until it starts to form small pieces that resemble pebbles.
    Inside the kitchen aid bowl with butter and flour
  • Combine butter/flour mixture, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and lemon zest in a bowl and combine.
  • Add milk, eggs and lavender and mix to combine. Don't over mix as you still want the dough to have forms of butter in it.
    After mixing, sprinkle in the Lavender
  • Add the dough to a scone pan or roll out the dough on the counter and cut out with a biscuit cutter. The dough should be about 1/2 inch - 3/4 inch thick.
    Lavender dough rolled out on a granite countertop with a rolling pin

Egg Wash

  • Whip the egg with the water until frothy. Brush on the top of the scones before cooking.
    Circle dough on parchment paper and a blue brush adding an egg wash to the top
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes. Always check at the earliest time to make sure they won't burn as each person's thickness of the dough and actual oven temperature will vary.

Make the Icing

  • Combine the confectioners sugar, lemon zest and milk into a bowl and mix. Brush onto the scones.
    after cooking, the scone is on a wooden cutting board with icing and sprinkles of lavender


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