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  • Serves 6
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 4 Ingredients

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Lemonade Scones are about to become your all time favourite go-to recipe for scones!

Who knew that traditional butter based scones had a true contender?

Lemonade Scones have been around for years and years (probably as long as lemonade) but if you’ve never heard of them before, be prepared to have your mind blown with this recipe.

What we love most about this Lemonade Scones recipe is the lack of ingredients.  That’s right, this recipe calls for just 4 basic ingredients.

The Lemonade Scones magic happens when the ingredients unite – a chemical reaction that creates a little batch of yum!

Our advice is to learn this recipe off by heart.  Then anyone you have a friend drop in or the family say they are on their way, you can whip up a batch of Lemonade Scones in must minutes and have everyone complimenting you on your skills as a pastry chef.  No one needs to know just how easy they are to whip up.

If you do think you’ll be whipping up scones over and over, we think it’s good to be prepared.  Keep


Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 2 1/2 cups Self raising Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Icing Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Lemonade
  • 3/4 cup Thickened Cream

Method

  1. In a large bowl, sift 2 1/2 cups of Self raising flour with 2 tablespoons of icing sugar.
  2. Make a well in the centre and add 3/4 cup of lemonade and 3/4 cup thickened cream into the centre. Mix to form the dough.
  3. Put the dough onto a floured bench and lightly knead. Press to about 3cm thick. Cut into 5cm round shapes.
  4. Place on a lined baking tray and brush with milk. Bake in 220C or 200 fanforced oven for 10 mins until golden brown.

Notes

You could add sultanas for a sweet fruity taste.

  • I’ve made these before. Easy and taste great.

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  • I love scones but mine always turn out hard. I am going to try this recipe.

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  • My Grandmother used to make scones all the time and they were so light and fluffy. I’m going to have to try this recipe and see how they compare to hers

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  • Scones can be so easy !
    I make ours with Gf flour, coconut yogurt, diary free butter, maple or coconut palm syrup instead of sugar and instead of sultana’s – fresh blue berries

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  • Wow! So simple and easy!

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  • I’ve heard of this- replaces the need for self raising or bi-carb.

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  • Who knew lemonade could be so good to make scones

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  • My kids love this with chocolate chips.

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  • I tried something similar and mine turn out like dough what am I doing wrong

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  • Wow, they sound interesting. My scones are made totally differently to that.

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  • What a lovely little recipe, thanks.

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  • I’ve tried these but mine just taste like normal scones still.

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  • I like the name and they look nice.

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  • The golden colour of these scones is the best.

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  • I never make scones because it makes so many – can you freeze them?

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