my favorite scones …

I love scones . . . especially on the weekends!!

And lately I have been making all sorts of scones – some better than others . . . most of them being too sweet for my liking.

But these . . . well these are truly my favorites . . .

Scones with a little lemon zest and currants!

And on top of that . . . they are super easy to make . . .

komedal road scones lemon zest and currants

I usually make several batches as they freeze really well and are perfect for the work week!

The ingredients . . .

2 cups flour (I use “Cup 4 Cup” to make them Gluten Free!)

2 Tbls. sugar

1 Tbls. baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

5 Tbls. unsalted butter

1 meyer lemon (both zest and juice)

1/2 cup currants

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup heavy whipping cream (a bit more for brushing)

raw sugar – for sprinkling

komedal road favorite scones

1 – quickly mix the dry ingredients together in a food processor

2 – add butter until blended and just a bit crumbly – place in a separate bowl

3 – add currents, zest and juice from meyer lemon, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream – mix with dry ingredients until just blended

4 – place on lightly floured surface – knead just a bit  . . . until you can form a 1″ thick rectangle.

5 – cut into triangles – brush with the extra whipping cream and top with the raw sugar

6 – bake in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes (I usually cover scones with a bit of parchment paper – to keep from over browning the tops)

7 – remove from oven and transfer onto a wire rack to cool

Note:  the scones can be frozen to enjoy at another time . . .

just be sure to reheat them for a couple of minutes in a hot oven to crisp them up.

komedal road lemon zest and current scones

sometimes I even drizzle with a little lemon glaze which is so simple to make . . .

just mix together a little lemon zest, lemon juice, and powdered sugar to the consistency of your liking.

komedal road blueberry scones and fruit smoothie

but of course . . .

my kid’s favorite scones are the blueberry ones . . . along with a fruit smoothie of course!

The kids are always the ones who make the smoothies in our house . . .

and I have to say – they are getting pretty good at it!! 🙂

Happy Weekend Everyone!!

Peace and Love to all of you!!

xoxo – liz

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for a little more food inspiration from my little kitchen – go to . . .

Ironstone Kitchen

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all photos – liz le dorze

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