INGREDIENTS
Servings: 10
all-purpose flour
white sugar
baking powder
baking soda
salt
cold butter, cut into pieces
milk
lemon juice
lemon zest
vinegar
confectioners' sugar
butter, melted
lemon juice
vanilla extract
water, or as needed
Amazing Lemon Scones
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DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, white sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Cut in cold butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk milk, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, lemon zest, and vinegar in a small bowl and stir into flour mixture until moistened; turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
  3. Knead dough briefly for 5 or 6 turns. Pat or roll dough out into a 1 inch-thick round. Cut into 10 wedges and arrange on a baking sheet leaving 1 inch between each wedge.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until bottom edges are lightly tan, 11 to 14 minutes. Allow scones to cool for 15 minutes.
  5. While scones are cooling, stir confectioners' sugar, melted butter, 2 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth. Stir water into sugar mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, until mixture is easily drizzled.
  6. Drizzle glaze over warm scones.
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