lemon lavender scones


scones are such a simple, rustic, morning treat to whip up. they involve no kneading, chilling or rolling. with spring around the corner i wanted to create something fresh & lemony! i love adding citrus zest to my baked goods, as it really adds a fresh flavour to just about anything. i also incorporated the flavour of lavender into these scones, as lavender season is around the corner. while the snow doesn't seem to want to go away here, i am bringing the flavours of spring inside. i made these scones with bob's redmill organic all purpose flour & cane sugar, then topped them with a sparkling decorative sugar. the decorative sugar makes for the perfect crunch on top! i love topping all my baked goods with a sprinkle of this sugar.

happy spring!!!


for the scones

for the glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • lemon zest, for garnish


  • preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • in a large mixing bowl stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, zest and lavender until evenly mixed.
  • add the butter and work into the dough using your hands or a pastry cutter until a pea sized crumb mixture is formed.
  • in a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, vanilla extract, lemon juice and heavy cream until smooth, about 60 seconds.
  • add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until the dough comes together.
  • turn out onto a floured surface and shape into a 1-inch thick circle.
  • slice into 8 evenly sized wedges and transfer to a lined baking sheet.
  • brush the top with cream and sprinkle with decorative sugar.
  • bake until the top and edges are golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • while the scones bake, prepare the glaze. beat sugar, vanilla extract & lemon juice together until smooth. set aside until ready to use.
  • drizzle scones with glaze, garnish with lemon zest & let cool to room temperature before serving.

this post was created in partnership with bob's red mill!