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Lavender Almond Scones

Lavender Almond Scones

Oooooooooo so fancy! These are perfect with a cup of white tea. They are soft and just a little crisp and boy do they smell great! We've been on a scone kick lately. They are just so easy to make. And you can whip these bad boys up in no time!

Here are the ingredients:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of dried lavender 
  • 1/2 teaspoon on baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon of butter / vanilla extract

 

And for the glaze: 

  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon of butter / vanilla extract
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons of milk

 

 Add your lavender to your food processor.

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Add in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar. Pulse a few times to mix well.

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Add in your cubed butter, and pulse until it resembles cornmeal.

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Add in the buttermilk, egg and extracts. Process until it comes together into a ball of dough. 

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These are the extracts I use. 

These are the extracts I use. 

When the dough has formed, turn it out onto a floured work surface. Flatten it into a circle.

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Cut the dough into 8 wedges.

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Place wedges on a baking sheet, or pan lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375 for 12 to 15 minutes. 

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While the scones are baking make your glaze. Add 1 cup of powdered sugar to a bowl.

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Add your extracts.

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Then add in 3 tablespoons of milk. Mix well, add a tablespoon at a time more if needed. 

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They're ready when they have browned slightly on the tops.

 

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Drizzle the glaze over the tops while warm. Garnish with a little lavender if you like. 

Lavender Almond Scones @TheCajunCakerella.com

Lavender Almond Scones @TheCajunCakerella.com

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