Lemony Cranberry Hazelnut Scones with Lemon Glaze Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemony Cranberry Hazelnut Scones with Lemon Glaze Recipe
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Lemony Cranberry Hazelnut Scones with Lemon Glaze

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"I make these for teachers for Valentine's Day, but they are wonderful any day of the week. They are tender and flaky and lemony. You can use dried cranberries (which I do) and leave out the nuts if you'd like. The glaze is wonderful, and I haven't found a person who doesn't just love these scones."

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Original recipe makes 8 scones Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk flour, white sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt together in a large bowl. Cut unsalted butter into flour mixture with a knife or pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cranberries and hazelnuts.
  3. Beat 2 eggs and buttermilk together with a fork in a small bowl; add egg mixture to flour mixture and mix until the dough starts to come together and is just moistened. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Turn dough out on a lightly-floured surface and pat dough into a 1-inch thick circle. Cut circle in half with a sharp knife and cut each half into four sections. Gently transfer each section with a floured spatula to the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Whisk 1 egg and cream together in a small bowl. Brush egg-cream mixture over each scone.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the scones are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped, about 30 minutes. Remove to a wire rack.
  7. Stir confectioners' sugar and lemon juice together in a bowl until desired glaze consistency is reached. Drizzle glaze over warm scones.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute 1/4 dried cranberries soaked in hot water for 10 minutes, then drained, for the fresh cranberries. Substitute 1/2 milk mixed with 1 teaspoon white vinegar for the buttermilk. Just make sure you handle them with tender loving care to make sure they turn out tender.
  • You can substitute 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream for the 1 tablespoon milk.
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Feb 22, 2014

Saw this recipe this morning, and decided to make it. These scones were very delicious. Just finished one with a cup of coffee. Not too sweet. Perfect.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 103 mg
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 239 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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